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The Best Egg Salad Recipe

egg salad recipe

This is the best egg salad recipe because it’s satisfyingly egg-y without being overloaded with mayo. Eggs work with any extra virgin olive oil, from delicate to robust, but we also like this recipe with our Meyer Lemon Olive Oil for a bright, citrusy zing! Serve it on toasted baguette, in crisp lettuce cups or… read more

Fig Balsamic Glazed Chicken Sandwiches

Our Fig Balsamic Vinegar adds rich flavor to a basic chicken breast making it the star of this quick-to-make sandwich. We recommend making extra chicken and using it in salads and pastas. We used a medium extra virgin olive oil to saute the chicken but Fresh Garlic or Blood Orange would also be tasty! Serves… read more

Fresh & Light Kale & Bean Salad

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Teena Arora, a We Olive San Francisco customer. Teena describes her salad as, “This refreshing salad has nutrient-rich, versatile flavors. Kale and beans are a winning combination in taste and texture. It’s simply light & fresh!” Serves 3 Ingredients kale leaves; 12 oz… read more

Italian Chicken Sandwiches

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Debbie Schweickert, a We Olive & Wine Bar Costa Mesa customer. Debbie tells us “This Italian style chicken sandwich is made with homemade pesto and a We Olive Oil marinade. It is garnished with cheese, avocado , onion and arugula to top it… read more

Blueberry Quinoa Salad

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes from Hidemi Walsh. Hidemi’s healthy salad gets its flavor from a Thai-inspired vinaigrette. Serves 2 2 tablespoons Sweet Chili Sauce 2 teaspoons Soy Sauce 2 teaspoons Rice Vinegar 2 tablespoons We Olive’s Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup Cooked Quinoa 1/2 cup Fresh… read more

Sriracha Shrimp Sliders with Kale Slaw

This 2014 Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest entry from Michelle Mazzara was created for a summer dinner party. Michelle says, “I used these fun, light and tasty sliders for appetizers. Each bite bursts with flavor and the spicy sriracha sauce pairs well with the balsamic ginger dressing. This recipe also makes a… read more

Italian Roasted Vegetable Salad with Poached Egg & Parmesan Pine Nuts

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Nicole Hood, a We Olive Austin customer. Nicole’s recipe is completely customizable, use whatever veggies you have on hand! Nicole says, “Remember: Salad Night doesn’t have to be boring!” Serves 2 Ingredients 4-6 cups Chopped lettuce (I like Romaine and Boston Bibb) 2… read more

Summery Farmer’s Market Panzanella

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes from Marilyn O’Neill, a We Olive La Jolla customer. Marilyn tell us, “This is a summer take on a classic bread salad, a nice way to use the season’s beautiful peaches roasted to bring out their flavor and tomatoes and basil at their peak.… read more

Shrimp & Cannellini Bean Salad

This satisfying but healthful salad is a perfect meal for anyone following a Mediterranean diet. In this recipe we use We Olive’s Apple White Balsamic Vinegar* to add a bright sweetness that balances the bold briny notes of our Black Olive Tapenade. This salad is perfect for lunch, a quick and healthy weeknight dinner, or as… read more

Tomato Basil Bisque with Pesto

Recipe By Lauren Mahlke Serves 2 as main course or 4 as first course 1 hour cooking time with 10 minute active cooking, can be made ahead This is a light spin on a classic creamy soup without the cream. This Tomato Basil Bisque is the perfect dish for drizzling with pesto and served with… read more