SIDES

You could go to the best restaurant on the planet and order the most delicious entree of all time, but if it arrives on your table sitting there all alone on the plate, you’re going feel at least a little ripped off aren’t you? Entrees may be the main event, but they need sides. Sides can also be standalone and served in all kinds of situations. They may be the unsung hero of the dining world, but they’re also its workhorses. You can work magic with sides and we want to help you.

Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms

Recipes, Sides
Get yourself a bag of fresh spinach and whip up this delicious, yet simple, dish!  So full of flavour, colour and goodness! 2 tbsp Olive Us Ultra Premium extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 3 smashed garlic cloves 2 cups of sliced cremini or white mushrooms Kosher salt and fresh pepper 10 oz fresh baby spinach…
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Baked Pita Chips

Make your own homemade pita chips using your Olive Us Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOO) and sea salts!  Quick, crispy and easy to make… you can make all kinds of fabulous flavours for any dip or snack! 1 package Pita bread (about 6-8 inches wide) 2 Tablespoons Olive Us EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) of…
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Olive Us Asparagus Tart

Puff pastry creates the perfect flaky crust for this special, yet simple asparagus dish! Ingredients: 1 pound thin fresh asparagus spears, trim woody ends (if asparagus is thick, cut in half lengthwise) 1/2 package of frozen puff pastry (1 sheet), thawed 1/2 – 3/4 cup Parmesan or Grana Padano cheese, grated (half on bottom) 1…
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Cranberry Pear Balsamic Glazed Butternut Squash with Rosemary

Ingredients: 1 1/2 – 2 pound butternut squash peeled, seeded and diced in to 1″ pieces (about 3 cups) 1/3 cup Olive Us Cranberry Pear White Balsamic https://shop.oliveusoils.com/cranberry-pear-white-balsamic.html 1 Tablespoon Olive Us Ultra Premium, “sweet” fruity extra virgin olive oil such as Hojiblanca or Arbequina https://shop.oliveusoils.com/oils/olive-oil/varietals/ 3″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stem and roughly chopped…
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Sourdough Bread

Ingredients: 200 g Leaven 700 g lukewarm water (bit more if your flour is thirsty) 1000 g flour (50:50 whole wheat:white or all white) 15 – 20 g Olive Us Himalayan Pink Sea Salt Directions: Wash hands.  Weigh out leaven and water into a large bowl and stir together with spoon or clean hands until…
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Olive Us Roasted Asparagus

Roasted, grilled or sautéed, fresh asparagus is so versatile and simple to prepare with any of our Olive Us olive oils. 1 bunch of thin asparagus, washed & trimmed 2 Tablespoons Olive Us Lemon Fused Olive Oil {https://shop.oliveusoils.com/fused-whole-fruit-lemon.html },Garlic Olive Oil, Single Varietal EVOO { https://shop.oliveusoils.com/oils/olive-oil/varietals/ }, or many other Olive Us olive oils work great!…
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