Olive Tapenade

How to Make

vegetarian, vegan & gluten free

A salty, garlicky, lemony snack, condiment or appetizer. This olive tapenade recipe takes ten minutes to whip up and is make ahead easy! It’s delicious on its own or with Easy Artichoke Hummus or on an Italian Pressed Sandwich.

Recipe Snapshot

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

10 min

Total Time

20 min





2 cups



– In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the S blade, add the olives, capers, tomatoes, garlic, oregano, parsley, basil, lemon juice, olive oil, and black pepper.


For a relish, pulse a few times, then scrape down the bowl. Pulse a few more times, and the relish will be ready.


For a chunky spread, pulse (see details on the website), stopping to scrape down the bowl a few times.


– Garnish with parsley leaves and olive oil for drizzling. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator.

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