An easy and delish Muffaletta-style salad.


  • 1 cup mixed cracked good quality olives, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups giardiniera salad, pickled cauliflower, hot peppers and carrots, drained
  • 5 to 6 ribs celery from the heart, chopped
  • ¼ cup soft sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 fresh green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • ½ pound stick salami, diced
  • ½ pound thick cut ham, chopped
  • ½ pound provolone, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), eyeball it
  • Salt and pepper


Serves: 4


Combine olives, giardiniera, celery, sun-dried tomatoes, pepper, onion, salami, ham, and provolone. Dress with vinegar and olive oil, season with salt and pepper and let stand a few minutes before serving.