Black Olive Tapenade Hors d’Oeuvres

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Elevate the beloved hors d’oeuvres with a crowd-pleasing black olive tapenade that is as delicious as it is versatile. Accompany the zesty spread with romaine lettuce and mozzarella for a mild and sweet treat, or try arugula and sharp cheddar for an instant punch of flavour on your taste buds.


  • ¾ cup Sardo Gourmet Black Olive Tapenade
  • 1 baguette cut into ½” slices
  • 1 cucumber slice or lettuce leaf per baguette slice
  • 1 pkg cheddar cheese, sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/175ºC. Place baguette slices on a large baking sheet and bake until golden, approximately 10 minutes.
  2. Add sliced cheddar to slices and place in oven.
  3. Place a cucumber slice or lettuce leaf on each baguette slice, once melted.
  4. Spread a dollop of black olive tapenade on baguette.
  5. Garnish with basil leaf.