Kalamata Olive Tapenade

November 19, 2011   

Kalamata Olive Tapenade

This recipe is from: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/kalamata-olive-tapenade/detail.aspx

I used it for making little hor d’oevures, by spreading it on crostini, and topping it with goat cheese and chives.


  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place the garlic cloves into a blender or food processor; pulse to mince.
  • Add the olives, capers, parsley, lemon juice, and olive oil Blend until everything is finely chopped.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper