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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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Cherry and Basil Caprese Salad - Recipe and Video

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 The beautiful, dark, rich cherry essence in our Bordeaux Cherry Balsamic Vinegar is enlivened when combined with the distinctive flavor of our Basil Olive Oil. The result? A modern twist to a standard classic. You haven’t experienced a Caprese salad until you try our super-simple and flavorful Cherry and Basil Caprese Salad.

 

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Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Recipe + Video

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This magic veggie is snuck into everything from pizza crust to chocolate cake these days. But we don’t want to hide this flavor! Our easy Roasted Parmesan Cauliflower is tossed with Olive Tree Koroneiki Olive Oil, Garlic Cilantro Balsamic Vinegar and parmesan. The result is a perfect flavor profile and texture with a crispy, golden outside and perfectly tender inside. A must-try side dish for all!


 

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Spinach Salad with Warm Maple Balsamic and Bacon Vinaigrette

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This Spinach Salad with Warm Maple Balsamic and Bacon Vinaigrette is the stuff dreams are made of…sweet and salty with a perfect blend of bacon and maple flavors. Totally crave-worthy. We start with our Maple Balsamic Vinegar for richness and flavor. Add a small amount of crumbled bacon to keep the saturated fat in check. Throw in some shallots and mix it with our Tuscan Blend Olive Oil and you have a flavor that is completely over-the-top maximized.

 

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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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