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Olive Tapenade Recipe

Olive Tapenade Recipe - House & Home

Use as an alternative to bruschetta.

Yield: 
6 servings
Ingredients: 

2 anchovy fillets
1 garlic clove, smashed
1 cup black Nostraline olives, pitted and roughly chopped
1 cup green Sicilian olives, pitted and roughly chopped
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped fresh Italian parsley
1/2 tbsp capers, rinsed and chopped
Toasted country bread slices, rubbed with raw garlic, for serving
1 heirloom tomato, sliced, for serving

Instructions: 

Step 1: Mash the anchovies with the garlic in a mortar and pestle, then mix well with the chopped olives.

Step 2: Combine with the 1⁄2 cup olive oil, the lemon juice, parsley and capers.

Step 3: Spread the tapenade on the garlic-rubbed toasts. Drizzle with olive oil and top with a slice of beautiful heirloom tomato.

See more recipes from Extra Virgin.

Reprinted with permission from Extra Virgin (2014, Random House Canada).

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