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Versatile and full of flavor, Olive Tapenade is a simple, elegant addition to your appetizer list.  This tasty spread comes together fast and requires no cooking, making it a great choice for warm summer days.  

Olive Tapenade

  • Author: Tonia | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: French
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Versatile and full of flavor, Olive Tapenade is a simple, elegant addition to your appetizer list.  This tasty spread comes together fast and requires no cooking, making it a great choice for warm summer days.


Ingredients

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  • 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh rosemary (or sage, or thyme or a little of all three)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cups olives, pitted (a mix is nice like kalamata, castelvetrano, green olives, black olives)
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar

Instructions

  1. Add garlic, lemon zest, parsley, rosemary and olive oil to food processor and pulse until roughly chopped.
  2. Add about 1/2 of the olives pulse just a bit to incorporate.  Add remaining olives, capers, chili flakes, black pepper, red wine vinegar and pulse gently leaving some larger chunks. Be cautious of over blending, we are going for a consistency that is textured not pasty.

 


Notes

This will keep up to 1 week in the fridge.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 66
  • Sugar: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 113.9 mg
  • Fat: 7.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.9 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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