Crostini with Olive Relish


Spoon this flavorful topping over Simple Crostini or toast from a country-style loaf. Each recipe makes enough for 16 small or 8 large crostini.


  • 1 lemon

  • 1 cup chopped pitted green olives

  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion

  • 1 celery stalk, diced small

  • ¼ teaspoon sugar

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. With a sharp knife, slice away peel and pith of lemon. Cut flesh into segments; roughly chop and transfer to a medium bowl. Add olives, red onion, celery, sugar, olive oil, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine. To serve, divide relish among crostini.

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