This spinach and green olive tapenade looks as good as it tastes; let’s face it — black olive tapenade might be yummy, but it isn’t very pretty.
Tapenade, an appetizer of Provençal origin, is basically a spread made of finely chopped or pureed olives. It’s is a perfect go-to appetizer for last-minute guests, as it’s so super-easy and quick to make. But
The olives would be enough for eye appeal, but spinach or arugula gives this classic spread a fresher, greener flavor and color. The greens mellow out the briny olives in the best kind of way. Serve with sliced fresh Italian or French bread, bruschetta, or unsalted whole-grain crackers.