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Crostini with Green Olive Tapenade

Categories: Entertaining, Finger Foods, Party Snacks, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

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

Prep Time: prep 10 mins

Serves: makes 12-16 crostini


  • 2 / 3 cup pitted green olives
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • grated zest of 1 / 2 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)
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  1. Purée 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).
  • prep 10 mins

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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