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Crostini with Green Olive Tapenade Recipe

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Course: Cold Appetizer
Total Time: Under 15 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Crostini with Green Olive Tapenade

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This easy-to-make dish is great as an appetizer or snack.

Yield: Makes 12–16 crostini

INGREDIENTS
  • 2/3 cup pitted green olives
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • Grated zest of ½ lemon
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 basil leaves
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 baguette slices, toasted
  • 6 yellow or red cherry tomatoes, roasted, to garnish (optional)

Directions

1. Puree the olives, garlic, lemon zest, oil, and basil into a food processor. Season with pepper.

2. Spread the tapenade over the baguette slices. Garnish each one with a roasted cherry tomato half (if using).

Notes

Good with pre-dinner drinks, and especially Champagne.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Editor's Note

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings, 1 crostini each.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

84kcal (4%)
15mg (1%)
1mg (2%)
4mcg RAE (0%)
49mg
8mg
3g
1g
1g
14g
0mg (0%)
244mg (10%)
0g (2%)
2g (3%)
1mg (5%)
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