Month: June 2017

Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers, & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup…

Fresh Dill Infused Pappardelle Pasta

2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup semolina flour 4 large eggs, whisked 2 tablespoons Olive Us Wild Fernleaf Dill Olive Oil 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh dill (optional) In a large bowl or the bowl of a food processor, mix together the flour.  Make a well in the center of the flour if not…

Asparagus, Ham and Gruyère Frittata with Ultra Premium EVOO

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, unpeeled, washed, cut into 1″ pieces 2 cups fresh asparagus spears, woody parts trimmed, cut into 1″ pieces (spinach works too) 1 bunch green onions finely chopped – you could also opt for shallots or onion here instead 1 cup Canadian bacon or smoked ham cut into 1″…

Kale Chips with Wildfire Smoked Sea Salt

This easy recipe features our WildFire Sea Salt, a mouthwatering blend of crisp & clean Northwest sea salt combined with fresh garlic and rosemary, all smoked over hand-picked Pecan wood. Ingredients: 1 Package Baby Kale (prewashed if available) per batch 1 Tbsp Olive Us Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (single varietal, fused or infused)…

Caramelized Vegetable Croquettes with Gremolata Hollandaise Sauce

2 cups coarsely mashed Yukon Gold potatoes 1 cup broccoli florets, coarsely chopped 1 cup cauliflower florets, coarsely chopped 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons Olive Us robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) such as Picual, for sautéing & frying 1/3 cup cherve (fresh goat cheese) crème…

Apple Pepper Lime & Mango Chicken Pitas

Make these simply delicious Apple Pepper Lime & Mango Chicken Pitas using leftover Apple Pepper Chicken (see recipe in “Mains” section)! Dice up any leftover chicken from the Apple Pepper Chicken recipe . Place some of the chicken mixture in pita halves, add lettuce and enjoy! Nothing else is needed as the chicken has so much flavor.…

Olive Us Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs with a colourful fresh twist! The whisked eggs are added to diced onion sauteed in our Chipotle Olive Oil (lots of our olive oils are wonderful in this!). Once cooked, top with chopped ripe tomato, avocado then sprinkle with shredded cheese and garnish with cilantro (if desired).  Season with sea salt (Olive Us…

Fresh Fava Bean & Goat Cheese Pesto

This pesto sauce can be used over pasta, on bruschetta, or as a dip for veggies.  Try it as the sauce base for this thin crust pizza…https://oliveusoils.com/grilled-thin-crust-pizza-with-fresh-fava-bean-pesto-arugula-salad-with-gremolata-vinaigrette/ 3 pounds fresh Fava bean pods (Broad Beans) 2 large garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup Olive Us…

Fresh Strawberry Salsa

This recipe was created by Jennifer Innis and kindly shared by Jennifer and Davison Orchards in Vernon, BC!  Thanks!! 4 cups of chopped fresh strawberries 1 TBSP finely diced green jalapeño pepper (soak in 1 TBSP lime juice to cut the heat, if you’d like) 1/4 cup chopped, fresh mint (any variety) 1/2 cup of…

Fresh Mango Salsa

Fresh salsa is quick to make and lends itself to spur of the moment adaptations!  Make it the way you like it!  Fantastic for dipping or to dress up a meal!! Ingredients: 2 – 3 mangoes, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 – 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 small red onion (or more to taste), diced…
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