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Thanksgiving Turkey Gravy

Try this rich, smooth, and easy gravy this Thanksgiving!  Ingredients: 5 tablespoons We Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 large, smoked turkey wing or 2 small ones 1 medium onion, quartered 2 carrots, chopped 1 ribs celery, chopped 1 head garlic, split through the equator 4 stems fresh sage 4 sprigs fresh thyme 6 parsley… read more

Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is our go-to for green salads that are loaded with fruit, crumbled blue cheese, and toasted nuts. It can also be adapted with different fruit vinegar and jams so use whatever you have in your pantry! 1/4 cup We Olive Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 cup We Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2… read more

Chili Lime Vinaigrette

This salad dressing is delicious on slaw and other crunchy, shredded salads, and it’s also fantastic on roasted sweet potatoes and squash. 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 1/4 cup We Olive Jalapeno Olive Oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon We Olive Wasabi Sake Mustard 1/2 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper Freshly ground salt and… read more

Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

This bright, zesty salad dressing is delicious on greens and grain salads but is also lovely as a sauce for grilled chicken and roasted veggies. If you don’t have Basil Olive Oil, use regular EVOO or Meyer Lemon Olive Oil and add a few extra basil leaves. 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/4 cup We… read more

We Olive Peanut Sauce

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (from 1 lime) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger 1 clove garlic, grated 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon We Olive Fresh Garlic 2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil  Red pepper flakes   DIRECTIONS Make a flavorful vinaigrette. Place the lime juice, tamari or soy… read more

Meyer Lemon Hummus

Ingredients 2 (15-oz.) cans no-salt-added chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved 5 garlic cloves, minced 1/3 cup tahini 1 Tbsp. We Olive Organic Meyer Lemon Olive Oil 5 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbsp. reserved chickpea liquid 1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt to taste Paprika or parsley sprigs for garnish, optional   Instructions Place ingredients, except for… read more

4th of July Garlic-Jalapeño Dip

With red peppers, blue tortilla chips, and this yummy dip you can make your own American Flag appetizer! Ingredients: 8 cloves garlic, very finely minced 2 tbsp We Olive EVOO ¾ cup sliced pickled jalapenos, drained 4 oz extra-sharp white Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated 1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened 1 (32 oz) container… read more

Greek Yogurt Dill Pickle Dip

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1/2 cup chopped dill pickles 1 tablespoon We Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon onion powder 1 tablespoon pickle juice 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill   Directions: Place all ingredients into a medium bowl and mix to combine Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container up to 3… read more

Fresh Basil Pesto Dip

Ingredients: 3 cups packed fresh basil 2/3 cup  We Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted until golden and cooled 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2-3 cloves garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste Directions: In a food processor or blender, combine basil and about 2 tablespoons of the extra virgin olive… read more

Roasted Beet Dip

Ingredients: 2 cups roasted beets (2–3 small-medium beets) 8 cloves roasted garlic 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup raw walnuts, whole or chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to your liking 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey, agave, or maple syrup (optional but recommended) 4 tablespoons We Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon water Directions: In… read more