Onion Tapenade

Onion Tapenade Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1 1/2 cups cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 2 red onions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley


1. Combine vinegar, sugar, peppercorns, and coriander in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Put onion in a bowl; strain liquid over. Set aside 8 minutes. Drain onions.

2. Mix onions with remaining ingredients. Serve.

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  • Yield: Makes: 2 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 54
Fat per serving: 1.7g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1.2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.2g
Protein per serving: 0.0g
Carbohydrate per serving: 9g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 22mg
Calcium per serving: 7mg

Good to Know

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