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.

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 1 Tablespoon Olive Us Ultra Premium, “sweet” fruity extra virgin olive oil such as Hojiblanca or Arbequina 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 { },Garlic Olive Oil, Single Varietal EVOO { }, or many other Olive Us olive oils work great!…
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Foil Roasted Potatoes or Veg

Recipes, Sides
Ingredients: 3 – 4 lb potatoes, washed and cut into 1/4″ slices (easy to adjust to amount you want) 1 medium onion (yellow or sweet onion), thinly sliced 3 tablespoons Olive Us olive oil* Sea salt and cracked pepper to taste. We love it with Garlic Scape Sea Salt & Olive Us Smoked Cracked Pepper,…
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Zucchini & Parmesan over Tomato Basil Fettuccine

Mains, Recipes, Sides
INGREDIENTS: 1/2 lb. Pappardelle’s Tomato Basil Fettuccine (or other Pappardelle’s pasta from Olive Us!) 1 1/2 medium zucchini, cut into thinly sliced rounds 1 Tablespoon Olive Us Extra Virgin Olive Oil (or try Garlic, Tuscan Herb, etc) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped 2 Tablespoons fresh…
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