If you love olives …. why haven’t you tried tapenade?? This is more simple than you can even imagine, and absolutely delicious.
1/2 pound olives (go ahead, mix it up – kalamata, green, stuffed, whatever you have on hand)
2 anchovy fillets (rinsed)
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp capers
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp really good quality extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp each fresh parsley and basil, chopped
Toss it all into a food processor and whiz it up – taste and season with salt and pepper.
Serve with crackers, fresh baguette, or crisp pita triangles.