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To tie into the Mediterranean feel of this Easter dinner, we created these easy appetizers. The salty tapenade pairs well with the toasted baguette slices.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:15 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 20 Greek olives, pitted and finely chopped
  • 15 slices French bread baguette (1/4 inch thick), toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 baguette slice with 2 teaspoons tapenade equals 52 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Add olives; toss to coat. Serve with baguette slices. Yield: 15 appetizers.
Originally published as Olive Tapenade in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p158

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