Recipes — appetizer

Pesto with Basil Olive Oil Recipe and Video

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 The best pesto you will ever eat is a homemade one! It only takes 5 minutes and 5 ingredients. We're not messing with the traditional pesto recipe except to boost the flavor even more with Olive Tree's Basil Olive Oil. When you add the fresh basil, nutty pine nuts and aged parmesan cheese blend, you have something absolutely amazing that can be used in so many ways. Click to view our recipe and a few fun suggestions for using pesto! 

 

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Fig Balsamic and Honey Drizzled Goat Cheese

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This Fig Balsamic & Honey Drizzled Goat Cheese recipe is a must-try for your cheese board! It’s creamy, simple and there are so many layers of flavors packed in a small bite. We recommend combining it with our Warm Tomato & Herb Topping on some crusty bread – and don’t forget the wine!

 

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Warm Tomato & Herb Topping

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Some gatherings are made for conversation and grazing. For these moments, we fill our wooden boards with bread, crackers and this simmered mixture of cherry tomatoes, Olive Tree Smoked Balsamic Vinegar  and Rosemary Olive Oil, garlic and fresh rosemary to make a  Warm Tomato & Herb Topping.

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Nuts with Maple Balsamic Glaze

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Only four ingredients are in these Nuts with Maple Balsamic Glaze! Check out these easy-peasy sweet and salty snacks glazed with our Maple Balsamic Vinegar to much on while cheering for our Kansas City Chiefs

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Mushroom Trio

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Our Mushroom Trio makes the perfect one-skillet side dish -- scrumptious, easy to make, and great to serve as an app on crusty bread or smother over a delicious beef entrée or roasted chicken. We tested it over short ribs with mashed potatoes and it provided such a rich and velvety addition. Using three types of mushrooms and our Mushroom Garlic Olive Oil, it’s a three-time trip to flavor town!

 

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