I can’t wait to try making this recipe. There are multiple accounts of olive pastes in Roman cookbooks dating back to the first century AD, often made with anchovies and vinegar. I’m Christin and I’m passionate about cooking and living a healthy lifestyle. Mix the tapenade with hummus and place on pita bread topped with some arugula. SUBSCRIBE TO RECEIVE 6 TIPS FOR STARTING A PLANT-BASED DIET. Required fields are marked *. Let me know how it goes! Make a mixed plate of hummus, pita bread, falafel and olive tapenade. Process until blended. I’m wondering though if it can be frozen since I’m the only one in the house who will be eating it. I really appreciate it! Equally, you could spread tapenade over the top of a lamb rack before cooking in the oven, not only boosting the flavour of your lamb but also giving you a slightly crispy olive crumb on top. (I’m trying to watch my weight.) Lasts for 2-3 days in the fridge. =). That’s it! We may think of tapenade as French, but this is a condiment with thousands of years of history and roots all over the Mediterranean. Make a cold pasta salad with veggies and use the tapenade as the dressing with lemon juice. I love to serve this as a party appetizer (it looks fancy! Create your own vegan version of a caprese salad with roasted red peppers, fresh basil, olive tapenade, and drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Your additions sound amazing!! Crushed Lentil Soup (on the stove or Instant Pot), Slow Cooker Thai Yellow Curry (Vegan, Gluten-Free), Slow Cooker Soy Chorizo Chili (Vegan, Gluten-Free). Please read my disclosure. <3. Perfect with your favourite crackers or bread. Equally, you could spread tapenade over the top of a lamb rack before cooking in the oven, not only boosting the flavour of your lamb but also giving you a slightly crispy olive crumb on top. Thank you so much for sharing this helpful article with me. Another smart Provençal trick is to stuff tapenade under your chicken skin before you roast it – this really infuses the flavour into the chicken and gives you lovely moist meat as a result. Filled with your favorite black olives, basil, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, capers & olive oil it has all the flavor but none of the fish. Or add it in later if needed, after taste testing. I’ve tried a. Visit the south of France and you’ll find tapenade available practically everywhere, either from little tubs in mini markets, stuffed inside roast chicken, spread over the aforementioned crusty baguette or surrounded by fresh crudités. Adding a tiny bit (just 1 teaspoon) of maple syrup balances the sour taste from the olives and lemon juice. The olives might come from Morocco; the capers from Sicily and the olive oil from Spain – as long as the ingredients are of the very best quality, it doesn't matter where they come from. Use as a sandwich spread. Even today, olive paste remains an extremely common snack in Greece and Italy – in Crete, the locals mix black kalamata olives with spices, herbs and thyme honey to make a similar spread. Notify me of follow up comments via e-mail. Serve. Great British Chefs is a team of passionate food lovers dedicated to bringing you the latest food stories, news and reviews. Vegan Tapenade is the no-anchovy version of the classic French olive spread. Spread on crackers, pita chips, crackers, or bread. You can use tapenade in myriad ways, alongside a huge variety of flavours, but sometimes the simplest ways are still the best – nothing quite beats a dollop of tapenade and a crusty baguette. 20 ways to use this Vegan Olive Tapenade: Mix the tapenade with hummus and place on pita bread topped with some arugula. Perfect for dipping your bread in, serving as a sauce next to fish, chicken or steak or using in your salads.