Grain-based salads are filling and nutritious, and work really well with fresh fruit, which adds colour, texture and taste.
Olive tapenade toasts
Olive tapenade toasts
You need a food processor or if you don’t have that, you could use a pestle and mortar or the end of a rolling pin and bowl for the crushing of the olives. Other tapenade combinations such as sundried tomato and goat’s cheese would also work well.
This will keep in the fridge and can be added to pasta or used to enrich casseroles.
For the tapenade
For the toast
For the tapenade; place all the tapenade ingredients (olives, garlic, lemon zest, olive oil, anchovies and optional capers) into a small food processor and blend until almost smooth. Place into a small bowl.
For the toast; brush each side of bread with olive oil and grill or toast until golden brown. Cut into small squares or rectangles, or cut into small circles using a round cutter.
Spread the tapenade over each piece of bread and top with a chopped tomato or halved olive, season with black pepper.
Make the most of your leftovers
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Keep your fridge at 5°C or below
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