Olive Tapenade recipe with Garlic & Cilantro

I think your first reaction to the taste of this olive tapenade recipe is really going to surprise you, I know most people are amazed with the flavors the first time they try it.

It's straightforward enough to make and if you buy pre-sliced olives it makes the chopping part even easier.

Olive tapenade makes a great cold appetizer on it's own just spread on toasted baguette slices or crackers but with it's unique flavor it's perfect on these quick and easy shrimp appetizers.

olive tapenade recipe

› Olive Tapenade recipe

Makes: 1 3/4 cups

Prep Time: 10 minutes

What you'll need:

  • 1 1/4 cup chopped olives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped capers
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • pepper to taste

Step 1:
Finely chop the olives, capers and fresh cilantro and mince the garlic cloves.

In a small glass bowl or dish combine that with the crumbled feta, lemon juice and a little pepper to taste.

Stir well to mix, cover and refrigerate until ready to use. 

Serving suggestions:

This olive tapenade is fine on it's own spread on crackers or toasted baguette slices or can be used as a base for other cold appetizers like this quick and easy shrimp appetizer.


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