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Pearls of Paso Robles

This recipe for Greek Style Pearl Couscous with Spinach, Feta, and Olives is a submission for the Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest from Jan Valdez. Jan says: “Pearl couscous is the perfect vehicle for California olive oil. Like pasta, it allows the flavor and aroma of the olive oil to really shine… read more

Garlic Lover’s Sauteed Kale & Tomatoes

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Jan Valdez. Jan recommends serving this kale saut√© alongside salmon or grilled chicken. Serves 4 1/4 cup We Olive Collection Fresh Garlic Olive Oil 2 bunches of curly kale, stems removed, and chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in… read more

Garlic Pan-Seared Scallops with White Corn & Red Pepper Succotash

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Jasmin King of We Olive La Jolla. Her recipe features delicious garlic flavored olive oil pan-seared scallops with a chardonnay reduction drizzle on a bed of tender white corn and red bell pepper succotash sauteed to perfection. Serves 2 Ingredients 2 tablespoons We… read more

Cilantro Lemon Hummus

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Janet LaPlante of We Olive Ventura. Janet’s recipe is a delicious, lemony hummus with a kick of cilantro! Serves 1 Ingredients 1 15oz can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas) – drained and rinsed Juice and zest of one lemon 2 Tbsp. tahini 1 Tbsp.… read more

Greek Breakfast Sandwich

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Judith Richardson of We Olive Walnut Creek. Her recipe is a tasty, filling, lo-cal breakfast sandwich that’s easy to make! Serves 4 4 multigrain sandwich thins 4 tsp We Olive Garlic Olive Oil 1 Tbsp snipped fresh rosemary 4 eggs 2 cups baby… read more

Greek Pizza

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Tiffany Bakas of We Olive Ventura. Tiffany says: “This yummy pizza has a real Mediterranean flair. The lemon Olive Oil in the dough makes the crust a fresh and crispy place to add all your favorite Greek ingredients. By topping the pizza off… read more

Garlic Vegetable Flatbread with Mushrooms & Blood Orange Balsamic Caramelized Onions

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes to us from Kellen Moore, a We Olive Thousand Oaks customer. His inventive flatbread is made from a veggie-based crust making in both vegetarian and gluten-free! Serves 4 Ingredients 20 ounce package frozen cauliflower 1¬† zucchini 1 egg 1 tablespoon 24 Seasoning Blend 3/4… read more

Pineapple Salsa

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Gail Meredith, a We Olive Belmont Shore customer. Gail says of her refreshing salsa: “Imagine barbecuing while sipping on a mojito or drinking champagne… Barbequed pork with the salsa will make you believe that you are now listening to the waves while sitting… read more

Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti and Garlic Bread

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Megan Bauer, a We Olive SLO customer. Megan says: “This is one of my favorite recipes as it is simple to make and uses ground turkey for the meatballs rather than red meat. I have been making spaghetti and garlic bread with my… read more

Not Your Mothers Brussels Sprouts

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Joey Cattone, a We Olive El Dorado Hills customer. Joey says: ” This easy preparation and simple saute using two of We Olive signature olive oils and their Pineapple Balsamic, turn an ordinary vegetable into a flavorful fix ahead dish fit for a… read more