Recipe of the provençale tapenade : the major component of a great meal !

Made with green or black olives, and with capers, the tapenade is almost essential for a good meal with friends or family, in Provence and everywhere... Find out how to make it with an easy and tasty recipe.
By Angélique Jurquet

For a 250g of delicious tapenade :

Ingredients :

  • 150g black olives
  • 50g capers
  • 6 anchovy fillets (50g)
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of ground pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic

Method :

  1. Put the capers, anchovy fillets, olives and crushed garlic in the food mixer. Blend to a paste. Slowly add oil, like for a mayonnaise, until the tapenade is thick and smooth. Add the lemon juice and pepper.
  2. For best results, let it rest in the refrigerator prior to serving. Taste it with some toasted bread !
Recipe of the provençale tapenade : the major component of a great meal !
Recipe of the provençale tapenade
Tapenade is a paste made from olives and capers, delicious on some toasted bread...
Photographie : José Nicolas

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