How to make Olive And Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade -

A wonderful starter easy and quick to make by putting the olive and sundried mixture on toasted bread slices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Black Olives (काले ऑलिव/ काले जैतून), Green Olive

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Olive And Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade

Olive And Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Olive And Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade Recipe

  • Black Olives Black olives 1/2 cup

  • Green Olive pitted 1 cup

  • Garlic 2 cloves

  • Almonds 1/4 cup

  • Sundried tomatoes 3/4 cup

  • Capers 1/4 cup

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Day old baguette thin slices optional 1

  • Olive oil optional to brush

  • Parsley finely chopped to garnish


Step 1

Put both the olives, garlic, almonds, sun dried tomatoes and capers in a food processor and process until well blended.

Step 2

With the motor running slowly add the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper powder .

Step 3

Transfer the tapenade into a bowl and chill until required. -

Step 4

Toast the slices of bread on both the sides until crisp.

Step 5

Brush olive oil on both sides when the toasts are hot so that the oil is absorbed .

Step 6

Spread the tapenade on these toasted bread slices, garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

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