Olive Tapenade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 cup
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1/2 cup green olives, pitted

1/2 cup black olives, pitted 

1 teaspoon anchovy paste or 1 anchovy fillet, optional

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 

1 clove garlic, smashed 

1 lemon, juiced 

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 

Crackers or toast, for serving


  1. In a food processor, combine the green and black olives, anchovy if using, oregano, garlic and lemon juice and pulse, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed, until everything is a coarse paste. Drizzle in the olive oil while pulsing until combined.
  2. Serve with crackers or toast.