This tapenade uses Mediterranean ingredients to make a delicious spread or dip for pita bread triangles.

close up view of Tapenade with cheese in a glass brown bowl, served with toasted bread on a wooden board
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 ¾ cups whole, pitted kalamata olives

  • 1 (2 ounce) can anchovy fillets, rinsed

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons capers

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Place olives, anchovies, lemon juice, capers, garlic, thyme, and rosemary into a blender. Turn the blender on; drizzle in olive oil until a thick, chunky paste is formed, about 5 seconds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

210 Calories
20g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 210
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 1002mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 55mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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