Green Olive Tapenade

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


1-3/4 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
“This recipe offers an excellent way to create elegant and full-flavored appetizers,” writes Teresa Spencer from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. “It’s perfect with wine and other drinks."
Green Olive Tapenade Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 anchovy fillets
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 2 cups pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 14 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick), toasted


  1. In a food processor, combine the first 7 ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Add olives; cover and pulse until coarsely chopped. Serve with toasted French bread.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons with 1 slice bread: 116 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 512mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.