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Best Tapenade Ever

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is wonderful served with a sliced baguette or plain crackers. It can also be mixed together with cream cheese and/or sour cream for a great vegetable dip, or tossed with pasta, potatoes or rice. Whenever I make this appetizer, I always get lots of requests for the recipe!"
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25 m servings 56
Original recipe yields 20 servings (3 1/2 cups)


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  1. In a food processor or blender, chop green olives, black olives, and artichoke hearts in batches until just spreadable; pour into a mixing bowl. Puree banana peppers and red bell pepper until just spreadable; mix into olive mixture.
  2. Stir in garlic, capers, basil, lemon juice, and olive oil until well blended. Tapenade will keep in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 56 calories; 5.4 2.1 0.7 0 425 Full nutrition

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I made half of this recipe and it will fill a 7 ounce jar when done. This is wonderful on toasted baguette bread, or crackers. I am going to try it on a wrap or sandwich also. After setting o...

I was looking for a recipe that did not have anchovies - served this at a party and it went real quick - and its an easy dish to make!!

First try.. it was wonderful! We loved the nice blend of flavors. I find that this recipe is very flexible to add and change ingrediants. But her original formula is absolutely delishious! T...

a little busy.flavors don't blend well. look further.

I made this for Easter and it was GONE! Compliments from even my brother in law who never says a thing! Left out the banana peppers cuz I wasn't sure what they were. Trying it with them today(I ...