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.

Summer Cherry Salad with Goat Cheese and Olive Us Creamy Basil Pomegranate Dressing

Salads are beautiful things!!  Not only can they be delicious, appealing and healthy… they can also be incredibly versatile.  Salad making offers an endless ability to create wonderful meals or side dishes with just a little creativity and a few ingredients! Have fun! Salad: -4 C. arugula or mixed greens -Handful fresh cherries, pitted -Handful…
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Pesto Pasta with Zucchini Ribbons and Fresh Tomatoes

This is a delicious pasta bowl recipe that can be a basic starting point or served just as is! In a large serving bowl, combine: -1 recipe Olive Us Pesto; see our recipe – -1 package Pappardelle’s Sweet Basil Trenette pasta, cooked according to directions (or your favourite pasta. Check the amazing selection of…
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Harissa Roasted Cauliflower

Oh, the flavours!! This spicy roasted cauliflower recipe can easily be adapted to a tamed down version by switching to a different Olive Us oil such as Garlic or Herbs de Provence. The chickpeas add protein too. If by chance there are left-overs…those too can be eaten ‘as is’ or can be used in any…
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Portuguese Fish Stew

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb skinless bass or grouper, cut into 1-2 inch chunks 3 tablespoons Olive Us mild Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), such as Chiquitita 2 bay leaves 1/4 cup white wine 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1…
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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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