Tapenade is so, so under appreciated, if you ask me. Print. Olive Tapenade is an easy accompaniment that works well as an appetizer or cheese board component, or as a side to main entree meats like roast chicken. Cook Time: 5 minutes. Servings: 6 servings. Calories: 162 kcal. This is a great spread for bread, crackers and so many other dishes! Author: Meggan Hill. Prep Time: 5 minutes. Print Pin Rate. Make this easy Olive Tapenade for your next party spread, sandwich, or pizza garnish! You know those recipes that you make over and over again and can rely on each and every time? Course: Appetizer. Everyone Loves Olive Tapenade! https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/tapenade-recipe-1916924 This easy Olive Tapenade Recipe is it! From the pickiest of eaters to the vast array of friends and family with varying diets, just about everyone can agree on this recipe. Super easy olive tapenade + 20 ways to use it. Ingredients 1 jar – 10 ounce pitted green olives (Picholine olives if possible), drained 1 jar – 10 ounce pitted kalamata olives drained 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes – I prefer to use dried, found in the produce section. Total Time: 10 minutes. Cuisine: Mediterranean. 5 from 21 votes. It uses 10 fresh ingredients and takes only 10 minutes to make. It comes together in minutes and has endless possibilities.