Apricot & Fig Tapenade

This tapenade starts with dried fruit and honey, ingredients you can keep in your pantry. It would be a lovely offering with cheese and bread.


  • 1 cup (250 mL) dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried figs, stems removed
  • 2 cups (500 mL) water
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) loosely packed fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) pecan halves, toasted
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) honey


  1. Combine apricots, figs and water in Large Micro-Cooker®; microwave, covered, on HIGH 5-–6 minutes or until apricots and figs are softened; drain and set aside. Cut apple into wedges using Apple Wedger.

  2. Combine parsley, pecans and apple wedges in Manual Food Processor; cover and pump handle until coarsely chopped. Add half of the apricot mixture and honey; process until coarsely chopped. Add remaining apricot mixture; process to desired consistency, removing lid and scraping down sides of bowl as necessary using Mini Mix 'N Scraper®.


  • about 2 cups (500 mL)
    16  servings of about 2 

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per serving: Calories 60, Total Fat 1.5 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 0 mg, Carbohydrate 11 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 1 g

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