Crostini with Green Olive Tapenade

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

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.

Crostini with Green Olive Tapenade

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    Ingredients

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

    directions

    Prep: 10 min Total:
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    • 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).

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