Spicy Walnut-Olive Tapenade


Zesty Mediterranean dip for crackers, crudité or use as a spread for sandwiches, flat bread and more!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
16 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can pitted whole black olives, drained

  • 1 ½ cups raw walnuts

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, or more as needed

  • 1 tablespoon harissa

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place olives, walnuts, olive oil, and harissa in a blender. Pulse until mixture is blended but retains a coarse texture. For a thinner, more dip-like tapenade, add additional olive 1 tablespoon at a time. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Cook's Note:

This tapenade can be made 1 or 2 days in advance. Keep refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

136 Calories
14g Fat
3g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 136
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 244mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 52mg 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.