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Roasted Baby Artichokes

Ingredients: 12 baby artichokes 1 lemon, sliced thin 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped fine Salt and pepper to taste Cooking Instructions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Rinse artichokes well under cold water or immerse them repeatedly into water. Set aside a large bowl of cool water mixed with 1/4 cup lemon juice. […]

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Sweet and Sour winter squash

Ingredients: 2-pound piece butternut squash or pumpkin 1/3 cup olive oil, or as needed 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint 2 or 3 large cloves garlic, sliced paper-thin 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup sugar Pinch of ground cinnamon (optional) Salt and freshly ground block pepper to taste Cooking Instructions: Halve the squash, discard […]

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Herbed Dipping Oil

Ingredients: 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar (Optional) 1 tablespoon each: chopped fresh basil and parsley 1 tablespoon chopped dried oregano 1 to 2 minced fresh garlic cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground coarse black pepper Dash of red pepper flakes(optional) Cooking Instructions: Mix all the ingredients together and […]

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Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Ingredients: 1 pound Fresh Asparagus 10 thin slices of Prosciutto 4 tablespoons of Olive Oil Cooking Instructions: Rinse asparagus and remove bottoms to expose tender stem. Slice prosciutto in half lengthwise. Beginning just below the tip wrap the asparagus with prosciutto and continue towards the base . Repeat for each stem. Place wrapped asparagus on […]

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Honey Mustard

Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Cooking Instructions: Whisk together 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon honey, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and, if desired, […]

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Classic Pesto

Ingredients : 4 cups fresh basil leaves, rinsed and patted dry 1/4 cup pine nuts, sunflower seeds, or walnuts 2 crushed garlic cloves 3/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste Cooking Instructions: Place the basil, nuts, and garlic in a blender or food processor and blend or process until […]

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Asparagus and Citrus Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. Fresh California asparagus trimmed 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt freshly ground pepper to taste 4 oranges (preferably blood oranges) 4 tablespoons coarsely chopped, toasted walnuts Cooking Instructions: In a small bowl combine shallots with the vinegar and sherry; […]

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Grilled Peppers our Olive Oil recipe

Looking for a tasty treat that’s quick and loved by all, then put together this incredible grilled peppers, perfect as a starter, or a snack we are sure the speed at which this dish comes together is perfect for you. We hope you enjoy this healthy dish. Ingredients: 6 large red, yellow and green peppers […]

olive oil recipes

Olive oil recipes

We have started gathering olive oil recipes to share with you and although we are probably not as busy as a parent juggling work, kids, commuting and cooking but maintaining 1000 olive trees on our farm Tenuta Le Mandorlaie in Maremma, Tuscany Italy does take some time. We are all busy, and if you are […]