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Spanish Olive Tapenade

5 Minute Spanish Olive Tapenade

Course Appetizer, Sauces, Snack
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 127 kcal
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 1 1/4 cups green Spanish olives 345 G / 12 Oz
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano 1 grams
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme .50 gram
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 5 ml
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 30 ml
  • pinch sea salt
  • dash black pepper


  1. Roughly chop the garlic and add into a mortar (you can also use a food processor), add in a pinch of sea salt, 1 tsp dried oregano and 1/2 tsp dried thyme, using a pestle pound down until you form a paste

  2. Drain the olives, remove the pits and add the pitted olives into the mortar, using the pestle pound down until desired texture

  3. Then add in 1 tsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and a dash of black pepper, mix together

  4. Serve at room temperature or add into the fridge and serve chilled, will hold for up to 5 days, enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
5 Minute Spanish Olive Tapenade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Sodium 659mg29%
Potassium 32mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 0.3g0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 179IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.