Homemade Olive Tapenade Recipe

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 cup
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Tapenade is a rich olive spread popular in the Mediterranean. It's quite easy to make at home with just a few simple ingredients. Tapenade is a must for New Orleans Muffaletta sandwiches.

What You'll Need

  • 20 pitted Kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon rinsed, drained, and chopped capers
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste (optional)
  • Fresh cracked black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine Kalamata olives, capers, lemon juice, olive oil, anchovy paste, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Refrigerate and use within two weeks.
  3. Use as a spread for like panini and muffuletta or as a condiment.

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