2 cups of your favorite olives, pitted and chopped
2 cups coarsely chopped celery tops chopped
1 medium sweet onion or scallions, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
In a large glass measuring cup, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and garlic.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Strain before use if you want a lighter garlic flavor.
Place the olives, celery and onions in a salad bowl and toss with the dressing.
Let stand at room temperature for 1 1/2 hours before serving, to improve flavors.