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Burrata Bowl

This simple burrata bowl is one of our most popular wine bar menu items. Creamy burrata cheese is drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and topped with Coconut Curry Nut Crumbs, which add great flavor and texture. Serve this simple appetizer with toasted baguette and a glass of wine. Serves 2 as an appetizer 2… read more

The Best Bread Dipping Oil

The Best Dipping Oil for Bread Look no further, we have a recipe for the best bread dipping oil ever. This is our go-to, classic Italian bread dipping oil, but you can check out our blog post on How to Make Bread Dipping Oil for inspiration on playing around with olive oils, balsamic vinegar and… read more

Tomato, Avocado & Burrata Toasts

Heirloom Tomato, Avocado and Burrata Salad on Grilled Garlic Toast We adapted this recipe from How Sweet Eats and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check out the original recipe which has a delicious herb drizzle that we replace with our Fresh Basil Olive Oil to save some time. It is the perfect… read more

Thyme, Peach, Honey & Goat Cheese Crostini

The Perfect Summer Appetizer This recipe was slightly adapted from Half Baked Harvest and we cannot get enough of it!! This super summery combination of flavors makes a delicious appetizer, but we’d be happy to eat a plate of these with a glass of wine for dinner. Our version uses our Fresh Basil Olive Oil… read more

Olive Oil & Herb Popcorn

EVOO Popcorn

This olive oil and herb popcorn tastes like a guilty pleasure, but is a heart-healthy, low-calorie whole grain snack! Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for drizzling 1/2 cup popcorn kernels 2 sprigs rosemary kosher salt freshly ground pepper In a large, covered pot, heat the olive oil, popcorn… read more

Blood Orange & Maple Olive Oil Granola

This heart-healthy granola is made with Blood Orange Olive Oil and maple syrup and is addictively sweet and salty. If you don’t have Blood Orange Olive Oil, a good-quality California Extra Virgin Olive Oil works well. Serve with plain Greek yogurt for a satisfying breakfast or snack. Makes about 8 cups 3 cups old-fashioned rolled… read more

Balsamic Glazed Nuts

These balsamic -glazed nuts make a fantastic edible gift for your favorite party host! They’re a delicious party snack and tasty on salads or a cheese plate. Ingredients: 2 cup raw mixed nuts 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt Line a baking sheet with parchment… read more

Shrimp in Garlic Sauce

shrimp in garlic and olive oil sauce

This classic Spanish tapa is our favorite way to eat shrimp – drenched in garlicky olive oil! Serves 4 1/4 cup We Olive Fresh Garlic Olive Oil* 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 cup white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley kosher salt and… read more

Pan Con Tomate

Grilled bread rubbed with tomato and garlic

This humble Spanish dish is a genius (and addictive) way to eat bread. Try it with our recipe for Shrimp in Garlic Sauce and a chilled bottle of Albarino! Serves 4 – 6 1 baguette, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup fruit extra virgin olive oil such as We Olive Arbequina EVOO 3 medium, ripe… read more

Garlicky Black Olive Hummus

easy hummus recipe

We Olive Culinary Director Suzie Lewitan makes this three-ingredient hummus recipe as an easy appetizer for entertaining or healthy afternoon snack. Makes about 1 cup Ingredients 8oz plain prepared hummus 1.5 oz We Olive Fresh Garlic Olive Oil 2 oz We Olive Black Olive Tapenade In a bowl, add all ingredients and mix well with… read more