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Source: Houston Junior League Cookbook

Fiesta Salad with Spicy Olive Dressing
The dressing makes the salad!
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Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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1 clove garlic
1 hot red pepper, fresh (about 3 inches long)
Dash sugar
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tomato, peeled
2 tablespoons vinegar
Juice of 1 lemon
6 pimiento-stuffed olives, chopped
6 ripe olives, chopped
freshly ground pepper
About 4 cups mixed greens, or your favorite salad greens

Mash the garlic clove, hot pepper, salt and sugar with olive oil into smooth paste. (Remove some of the pepper seeds before crushing pepper if a milder dressing is desired.)

Mash the tomato to a pulp and add to the garlic. Add the vinegar,lemon juice, and chopped olives. Mix well and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Toss the dressing with the greens. Serve immediately.

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