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Tapenade and mackerel on toast

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Makes 2
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. In a bowl, mix the mackerel with the cream cheese, dill and Tabasco sauce.

  2. Spread the mackerel mixture over the toast and sprinkle with the chopped spring onion.

  3. In a blender, whiz the olives with the parsley and garlic.

  4. Continue to blend, slowly adding the olive oil to form a smooth paste.

  5. To serve, place the dressed toast onto a plate and drizzle with the tapenade sauce.


  • 1 cooked mackerel fillet
  • 55g/2oz cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • ½ tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 2 slices bread, toasted
  • 2 spring onions, chopped

For the tapenade

  • 100g/3½oz black olives, pitted
  • 3 tbsp flatleaf parsley, chopped
  • ½ garlic clove, chopped
  • 55ml/2fl oz olive oil

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