Community Recipe
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Kalamata Olive Tapenade Crostini

Kalamata Olive Tapenade Crostini

Wow your guests with this simple snack. For delicious results, use whole wheat sourdough bread or a crusty baguette to make the crostini. Recipe from the Whole Foods Market website: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/13.

  • Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: cup )
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes


  • 3/4 cup(s) olive oil
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 1 cup(s) Kalamata olives, drained and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) capers, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) freshly ground pepper
  • 1 loaf(s) fresh bread, sliced and toasted


In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over low-medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add olives, capers, red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper and heat until garlic is lightly browned, approximately 3 more minutes. Remove from heat and spoon tapenade onto bread slices. Serve warm.

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