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Healthy & easy summer recipe in only 15 minutes

Posted at 2:36 PM, Jun 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-09 16:36:56-04

During the summer months our schedules aren't as set and that means we aren't in the kitchen as much making healthy meals.

Erika Schlick, The Trail to Health has a delicious Tapenade Cucumber Bites
recipe that will only take you 15 minutes!

Tapenade is a delicious treat to have as a topping on baked fish or a perfect appetizer. Erika is using cucumbers instead of bread or crackers to give you a healthier alternative to grains plus it's more hydrating.

Servings: 2-4
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup Kalamata Olives
1 cup Castelvetrano Olives
3 tablespoons capers
¼ cup fresh parsley
2 tablespoons lemon juice
zest of one lemon
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ cup olive oil (use code TRAILTOHEALTH for 25% off this product)

Directions:

1. Add all ingredients into a food processor and pulse a few times until chopped 2. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil and pulse again until it emulsifies and creates more of a paste texture. 3. Slice the cucumbers about ¼" thick with the skin on. Place a spoonful of tapenade on each cucumber bite. 4. Garnish with additional fresh parsley and serve.