VIDEO: Mary's Kalamata Tapenade

(Joaquin knows when to hold 'em)
Need a simple satisfying appetizer for your holiday soiree?  If you enjoy the deep flavor of kalamata olives, you will savor this traditional Provencal dish.  It is a popular food in the south of France, where it is generally eaten as an hors d’œuvre, spread on bread.  A total flavor burst  served with White Bean and Kale Minestrone or Rosemary Red Soup.  Printable recipe - click here.

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