The John Oliver Sandwich

Goat Cheese and Olive Tapenade Sandwich
Goat Cheese and Olive Tapenade Sandwich
The New York City restaurant Penelope serves a cult-favorite sandwich called the John Oliver: fresh goat cheese and a generous serving of kalamata olive tapenade together on (yes, really) toasted cranberry walnut bread. It's an uncanny pairing: sweet, nutty, briny, and creamy all at once. Get the recipe for Goat Cheese and Olive Tapenade Sandwich »Helen Rosner

The New York City restaurant Penelope serves a cult-favorite sandwich called the John Oliver: fresh goat cheese and a generous serving of kalamata olive tapenade together on (yes, really) toasted cranberry walnut bread. It's an uncanny pairing: sweet, nutty, briny, and creamy all at once.

The John Oliver Sandwich
This fresh goat cheese sandwich is layered with a generous serving of kalamata olive tapenade together on (yes, really) toasted cranberry walnut bread. It's an uncanny pairing: sweet, nutty, briny, and creamy all at once.
Yield: makes 1 Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 2 (1/2"-thick) slices cranberry-walnut bread
  • 2 tbsp. goat cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp. kalamata olive tapenade

Instructions

  1. Toast the bread until golden and warm. Spread one slice of bread with goat cheese, the other with olive tapenade, and sandwich both pieces together.