Fig and Olive Tapenade

Recipe by Nicole Fewell, Cheezy Bizness

Figs and olives are a naturally sweet and salty combo. Use this tapenade as a base for many grilled cheese combinations that will satisfy your craving for something salty, sweet.


1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
1 cup dried figs, stemmed and chopped
1 clove garlic, pressed
1 Tbs capers
1 tsp (5 mL) balsamic vinegar
1 tsp (5 mL) balsamic vinegar
Pinch of pepper


  1. Place all ingredients except oil in a food processor, and coarsely chop. Slowly add oil to desired consistency.

Makes 2 cups

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