Olive Pesto Tapenade

Olive Pesto Tapenade Recipe

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Susan Seybert


I love olives and I love pesto! It seemed obvious to me to combine the two to create this taste sensation. Serve this on a hearty and crusty bread. But, watch out, its addictive!


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10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 1 bunch
    fresh basil
  • 4 clove
    fresh garlic
  • 1/4 c
    roasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 c
    mixed pitted olives (from the deli case)
  • 1/4 tsp
    hot pepper flakes (optional)

How to Make Olive Pesto Tapenade


  1. Place pine nuts in a heated, dry saute pan. Cook until lighly browned and fragrant, about 5-8 minues. Stir continually until done. Place in a food processor.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the food processor with the nuts. Pulse until well blended.
  3. Serve on crust bread slices, pita chips or crackers.

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About Olive Pesto Tapenade

Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Italian

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