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Tomatillo Salsa Verde with EVOO

Tomatillo salsa verde

This quick and easy home-made tomatillo salsa verde is one of my favorites because it is super healthy, fresh, and simple to make. Salsa verde is really easy to make from scratch, all you need are tomatillos, jalapeño, garlic, lime, and cilantro, and of course … fresh EVOO (extra virgin olive oil). All you need… read more

Olive Oil Stuffing with Sausage

This classic olive oil stuffing recipe is aromatic and flavorful with lots of fresh herbs and citrus. You can swap out pork sausage for turkey sausage if you like or leave the meat out all together. Just replace the fat from the sausage with more olive oil. We’ve included instructions for cooking it in the… read more

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This method of pan-roasting Brussels sprouts turns out tender, caramelized Brussels sprouts every time. Choose your favorite We Olive Balsamic Vinegar. It’s delicious with Aged Balsamic but also lovely with a seasonal white balsamic like D’Anjou Pear. Get the recipe for pan-roasted Brussels sprouts here. Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 pounds Brussels sprouts 6 Tablespoons We… read more

Brussels Sprout Salad with Pear, Manchego & Pecans

One of our favorite ways to prepare Brussels sprouts is to treat them like a salad green. You can shred them up raw and dress them like you would a slaw. Or you can quickly blanch the leaves to give them a toothy but tender bite, which is what we’ve done in the following recipe.… read more

Holiday Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts can be a delicious addition to your holiday dinner. This recipe is a celebration of fall with the addition of butternut squash. It comes from Kim Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 bags (12 oz. each) fresh cut butternut… read more

Sweet Potatoes with Orange-Mint Gremolata

We Olive’s Blood Orange Olive Oil adds the perfect amount of flavor to this simple sweet potato recipe! This recipe comes from Kimberley Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 10 ¼ cup Blood Orange Olive Oil 6 tablespoons butter 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch dice (about… read more

Mediterranean Salad

We Olive Salad

We Olive’s Dukkah, a classic Egyptian blend of nuts, seeds and spices, gives this salad fantastic flavor and texture! 2.5 oz arugula 1/4 cup roma tomato, chopped 2 tbsp red onion, chopped 2 tbsp carrots, shredded 2 tsp We Olive Dukkah 1 tbsp We Olive Red Raspberry Champagne Vinegar 1.5 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil… read more

We Olive Chopped Salad

Chopped Salad at We Olive

This hearty salad serves 1 as an entree or 3 – 4 as a side salad. 2 oz chopped kale 2 tbsp chopped peppadew peppers 1 tbsp chopped Kalamata olives 1 oz sliced pepperoni 2 tbsp sliced red onion 1 tbsp sliced fresh basil 1 oz fresh mozzarella, diced kosher salt and freshly ground pepper… read more

Garlic & Herb Roasted Carrots & Parsnips

Roasted carrots and parsnips

We never met a roasted vegetable that we didn’t like and this dish is no exception. Carrots and parsnips are tossed with a garlicky-herb olive oil marinade and roasted to sweet, caramelized perfection. Serve this side dish with roast chicken, turkey or pork. Serves 4 1 lb carrots 1 lb parsnips 2 tablespoons Fresh Garlic… read more

Stuffed Acorn Squash

stuffed acorn squash

This stuffed acorn squash makes a healthful and hearty meal or a robust side dish to a roast turkey. Omit the Italian sausage for a vegetarian option on your Thanksgiving table. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 acorn squash, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided Coarse salt and freshly ground… read more