California Wine Country Tapenade

California Wine Country Tapenade
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Rating: 4.0/5 (4 votes cast)
  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 60 min


  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • 1/4 cup chopped smoked sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (6-ounce) can California Green Ripe Olives, drained
  • 1 (6-ounce) can California Black Ripe Olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh basil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Crackers or toasted baguette slices


Place shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, vinegar and garlic in a food processor and pulse on and off until finely chopped. Add olives, basil, salt and pepper and pulse again until chopped. Cover and chill for 1 hour. (May be prepared 1 day ahead.) Serve with crackers or toasted baguette slices.

California Wine Country Tapenade, 4.0 out of 5 based on 4 ratings
8-10 servings