Kalamata Olive Tapenade

Kalamata Olive Tapenade


"An olive tapenade without anchovies."


15 m servings 81 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 81 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 359 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 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.
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  1. 159 Ratings


Oh my. I love this! Very strong flavors, so be sure you like olives and capers, but if you do, this is delicious! I mixed everything together and put it in the fridge (the parts to my food pr...

I made this recipe exactly as it is listed and have enjoyed it again and again; I simply spread some on slices of french bread and sprinkle with a small amount of freshly shredded parmesan. Ymm ...

A good tapenade. I used a Mediterranean olive mix, which worked fine. If you're dumb like me and but olives with pits in them, just use a meat mallet to whack the olive and the pit comes right...

It was very good but I would omit adding anymore salt since the olives and the capers are salty enough. I will make it again for sure.

WOW, Perfect Tapenade!!!!!, could not keep eny for myself after party, made large bowl for about 25 people, all of it was gone by the time i got to the table, but i did get to try it and was Fan...

I didn't have kalamata olives so I used a tin of green olives that I had on hand. It turned out to be really tasty. My husband ate it all in one sitting.

Great recipe. Even better than the restaurant version that I'm used to! The flavor may be strong for some so what I do is add about 1 part black pearl olives and 3 parts kalamata olives. The bl...

yummy. goes great with goat cheese and rice crackers!

Delicious and easy! I just used the spanish and large black olives you get in the jar for my first try because I was too lazy to go to the store. It was still great albeit a bit salty. Can't wa...