Sweet and Savory Raisin Tapenade
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Traditional tapenades can be high in sodium, but not this version, with its base of raisins. Spread on crackers or pita bread as a snack or appetizer, or as part of a tapas-inspired meal. Makes a great portable lunch.

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
Category: Appetizers, Dips & Salsa
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 0.5
Think Variety; Think Color: Blue


  • 1 cup California raisins
  • ¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives, drained
  • 2 tsp walnuts
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 16-20 whole grain pita wedges or melba rounds
  • Directions

    1. Place tapenade ingredients in food processor.
    2. Run until raisins, olives, and walnuts are finely chopped. (Can be made ahead and refrigerated.)
    3. Serve with Melba rounds or pita wedges.

    Nutritional Information

    • Calories:    250
    • Carbohydrates:    49g
    • Total Fat:    6g
    • Cholesterol:    0mg
    • Saturated Fat:   0.5g
    • Dietary Fiber:    5g
    • % of Calories from Fat:    22%
    • Sodium:    220 mg
    • Protein:    5g
    • Recipe Credit
    • Recipe courtesy of California Raisins & Juice Products Association.



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