Simple Olive Spread

This spread is wonderful spread over small slices of bread that have been lightly toasted.
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 c. capers
  • 6 anchovy fillets (in oil)
  • 1 ¾ c. pitted black olives, such as Niçoise or Kalamata
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 T. pepper
  • Olive oil (about ¾ cup)

Peel the garlic cloves and chop them finely. Rinse and dry the capers. Dry the anchovy fillets and chop them finely.

Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and season with the pepper.

Add the olive oil in a steady stream and process until it forms a thick, spreadable paste.

  • Yields: about 2 cups
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
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