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This Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade is filled with nutrients like potassium, iron, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and cell protecting oleic acid from the olives. Not only is it healthy, it's delicious.

Healing The Vegan Way – Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade


  • Author: Mark Reinfeld from Healing The Vegan Way
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup pitted and diced kalamata olives
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons chiffonaded fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Soak the sun-dried tomatoes in the hot water until soft, then drain well, reserving the water.
  2. Place in a food processor or blender with the remaining ingredients, along with 2 tablespoons of the reserved soak water, process until smooth. Add in more of the reserved water if needed.

Notes

For variations you can add additional herbs, such as flat-leaf parsley, marjoram, oregano or fresh rosemary.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1.2 oz.
  • Calories: 20
  • Sugar: 2
  • Sodium: 110
  • Fat: 1.5
  • Carbohydrates: 1