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grilled bread w/ black olive tapenade

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Thomas Bohne
Joppa, MD

Sometimes its the simple things that are best. I love grilling bread in the summer and topping with a cool, tangy tapenade. Grilling your bread will take this dish to a new level and it looks beautiful.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled bread w/ black olive tapenade

  • 6 oz
    black olives (pitted)
  • 3 oz
    kalamata olive (pitted)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2
    anchovy fillets
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1
    garlic clove (minced)
  • french baguette
  • olive oil, extra virgin
  • salt and pepper
  • mixed field greens
  • balsamic vinegar
  • mixed olives (garnish)

How To Make grilled bread w/ black olive tapenade

  • 1
    To make tapenade: Place first six ingredients in food processer and pulse to desired consistency, set aside.
  • 2
    Slice baguette lengthwise at an angle. Brush one side with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. On a hot grill place bread oiled side down and grill 3-4 minutes until edges are golden.
  • 3
    On a plate, create a bed of greens and place bread on top, grilled side up. Place tapenade on bread. Garnish with mixed olives. Drizzle plate with oil and balsamic and serve.