Niçoise Olive Spread

This pungent black olive spread, also known by the name of tapenade, is easy to make ahead of time and have around to serve with crackers at a moment’s notice.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 40 pitted Niçoise olives
  • 1⁄4 cup capers
  • 1 anchovy filet
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1⁄8 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper


  • Chop the olives, capers, and anchovy coarsely. Mix the olives, capers, anchovies, lemon juice, olive oil, and pepper well.