Sun dried tomato spread is a super tasty tapenade that you can serve crostini or bread
This recipe only requires 4 ingredients and is done in no time. Put it in your blender and you have a smooth spread. So are you ready to learn how to make sun dried tomato spread? Let’s get started!
If you love sun dried tomatoes this recipe is for you. It gives your spread a great bite especially if you have herb-flavored tomatoes.
It is really easy to make these tomatoes yourself from scratch in your oven. Once they are cooled you can store them in a jar with herbs and oil.
It is a perfect ingredient to add to a lunch wrap or a salad and make it taste even better.
As cherry tomatoes can hold a lot of liquid you might have to drain the spread once you take it out of the blender.
Just spoon the spread in a sieve and put it on a bowl so you can catch the water. Let the spread sit for at least half an hour.
All of the excess water will drain from the spread and you can put it in a bowl or container.
If you follow a keto diet or have a low carb lifestyle this recipe fits perfectly in these diets.
If you love this spread you should definitely check out the green olive tapenade recipe.
Sun dried tomato spread ingredients
To make this tapenade recipe you only need a handful of ingredients. Put the following on your grocery shopping list when you want to make it:
- Black olives
- Sun-dried tomatoes
- Cherry tomatoes
- Olive oil
How to make sun dried tomato spread
To make this spread recipe you need a blender or food processor. Wash your tomatoes with water and cut them in half.
You can use homemade sun-dried tomatoes or store-bought. If your tomatoes are covered in herb-flavored oil use some of it in this recipe.
To make it easy add all of the ingredients in a food processor. Depending on how rustic you want your spread pulse the processor a couple of times.
If you want a really smooth spread you only need to let your blender or food processor run a little while longer.
Spoon the spread in a glass jar and it is ready to serve.
More recipe options for tomato spread tapenade
Take a look at some options that you can apply to your spread:
- Non-vegan – if you are nonvegan or do not have dairy intolerance you can add grated parmesan to the sun-dried tomato tapenade
- Vegetables – want more vegetables, add some red sweet bell pepper to the sun-dried tomato tapenade
How to store tomato spread
This spread taste best when made and chilled in the fridge for about an hour. If you store it put the spread in a glass jar with a lid.
- Fridge – you can also store it in an airtight container and put it in the refrigerator. It will keep fresh for up to 3 days.
- Freezer – store this tomato spread in the freezer in a freezer-friendly container for up to 2 months. Thaw and drain because this spread will hold some water after it is frozen.
What to serve with tomato spread
This sun-dried tomato spread recipe goes with just about anything. As long as you can spread on to something, you are good to go.
You can put it on e.g.:
See how to make tomato spread
If you want to see how to make this tomato spread from scratch you can take a look at the recipe video. It contains a step by step instructions so you can follow along.
You will see how easy it is to make this recipe yourself.
Use your homemade spread
Besides putting this spread on bread or crostini, you can also incorporate it in many different recipes.
You can use it these recipes:
Have fun making this easy sun-dried tomato spread!
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Looking for a great spread to put on your bread, toast or crackers? Try this super easy and tasty sun dried tomato spread. Done in no time with a blender.
- 10 black olives
- 2 cloves of garlic
- ½ cup half sun-dried tomatoes
- 6 cherry tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Put the ingredients in the blender or food processor
- Pulse a couple of times if you want a rustic spread
- Let the blender run if you want a smooth spread
- Ready to serve
Calories: 50; Fat: 5g; Carbs: 3g; Protein: 0g;