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Olive tapenade recipe

Olive Tapenade Recipe

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  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


A tapenade is a spread usually made from crushed olives and capers. This delicious appetizer can be served alongside bread or crackers, so you can add as much or as little of the spread atop. It’s can also be used to stuff chicken or cook fish with.



2 cups pitted black and green olives (or Kalamata olives)
½ cup sun-dried tomatoes
½ cup capers, drained
 teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon garlic
½ teaspoon onion powder
1½ teaspoons oregano
½ cup fresh basil leaves
½ cup fresh parsley leaves
2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil


  1. Add everything to a food processor and blend on high until well-combined.
  2. Put on top of gluten-free crackers or toasted bread.
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean


  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup (57g)
  • Calories: 86
  • Sugar: 1.2g
  • Sodium: 843mg
  • Fat: 8.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6.9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg