Black and Green Olive Tapenade

If you love olives this recipe is for you! This salty Black and Green Olive Tapenade is a delicious dip, but could be put on anything! I made and served this with crackers and pita bread for group of my friends last week. It was a great addition to our appetizers and goes well with wine. Plus, it’s super simple to make.

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All you need to do is throw all of the ingredients in the blender or food processor and blend until finely chopped. Then, watch it disappear! Any that you have remaining or if you make it in advance can be stored in the refrigerator. It should be good leftover in the refrigerator for at least a week.

Olive Tapenade

Black and Green Olive Tapenade

  • Servings: 6-10
  • Difficulty: easy
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Use as a dip or spread or anything you enjoy with olives.


  • 2 cups black olives
  • 1 cup green olives
  • 1/2 cup capers
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until finely chopped. Scrape blender as needed.
  2. Serve as desired. Great with crackers, bread, on sandwiches or chicken (anything you want).
  3. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

If you enjoy this Black and Green Olive Tapenade, then check out our Homemade Hummus, Chickpea Salsa and Bruschetta recipes!


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