Olive-Caper Spread

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Adapted from What's Cooking America.

Top Review by appleydapply

Delicious! I loved the combo of flavors...it was very reminiscent of my favorite muffaletta sandwich. The red pepper added just the right amount of bite. The only change I made was to add about a TB of chopped roasted red bell pepper for a bit of visual interest. (I don't think I could really taste it). I served with pita crisps. Garlicky goodness!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a food processor(or blender), place olives, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, and pepper. Blend until a little chunky.
  2. Cover and refrigerate to allow flavors to blend for several hours.
  3. Return mixture to food processor and add red pepper flakes, basil, and capers; blend until mixture is smooth and spreadable. Season with more salt to taste if desired.
  4. Refrigerate until serving(can be prepared 4 days ahead).
  5. Serve at room temperature with Italian bread, crackers, pita toasts, etc. Enjoy!

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