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Meyer Lemon Tapenade in a bowl ready to dip crackers into this easy appetizer
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Meyer Lemon Tapenade Appetizer

Delightfully fresh Meyer Lemon Tapenade Appetizer is perfect to serve at parties and holidays. Serve on an appetizer cheese board, or give as a food gift!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizers, Dips, & Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fresh olives, holiday tapenade
Servings: 8
Calories: 111kcal


  • 1 cup green olives pitted and drained
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives pitted and drained
  • 1/4 cup capers drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • zest and juice of 1 Meyer lemon you can use regular lemons, Meyer lemons are sweeter
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Combine all ingredients (except olive oil)  in a small food processor, pulse 8 times.
  • Next, add olive oil, scrape down the bowl, and pulse 4 more times.
  • Allow to rest in the fridge for a few hours, and serve with crackers, baguette slices, or mini bell peppers halves ~ healthy and low carb!
  • Stores well in mason jars in the fridge for up to a week.
  • note: if you don't have a food processor, simply chop the green and kalamata olives, capers, and parsley finely on a board, and mix with other ingredients in a bowl.


Give this tapenade and the recipe as a gift. Tie a pretty ribbon and gift tag on a glass jar filled with Meyer lemon tapenade, it will be a hit. Also great to serve with grilled vegetables, chicken, or toss into a salad, or with cooked pasta and herbs.


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 677mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.4mg