Blog Archives

BBQ Chicken Flatbread

BBQ chicken pizza

This BBQ chicken flatbread is loaded with bold flavors and is a real crowd pleaser! It’s also a great way to use up leftover chicken. Makes 1 flatbread 1 pre-baked pizza or flatbread crust 2 tbsp BBQ sauce, we like Napa Jack’s Merlot BBQ Sauce 1/4 cup shredded cooked chicken breast 1/4 cup mozzarella, shredded… read more

Fresh Tomato Bloody Mary

This is not your every day Bloody Mary. This is what you make when you have an abundance of summer tomatoes and want to treat yourself. It’s bright and fresh and tastes of the garden with a bright burst of Jalapeno Olive Oil. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 3 lbs beefsteak or heirloom tomatoes, coarsely chopped… read more

Red-Curry Mussels with Lime, Jalapeno & Ginger

These boldly-flavored curry mussels are delicious with Belgian wheat beer. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad to make it a meal. For 1 serving, you’ll need: 2 lbs mussels* 2 tablespoons Jalapeno Olive Oil ½ cup finely chopped onion 1 teaspoon finely minced peeled ginger 1 teaspoon red curry paste 1 cup beer… read more

Pumpkin Hummus

Our pumpkin hummus is an easy-to-make, healthy snack that kids and adults alike will enjoy. The subtle sweetness of the pumpkin is a perfect foil for robust Olio Nuovo, which is available just after the olive harvest for a short time every fall. Serve with pita chips and fresh veggies for a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Makes… 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

Peach & Jalapeno Glazed Lamb “Pops” with Grilled Corn & Stone Fruit Salad

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes to us from Terri Crandall, a We Olive Folsom customer. Terri tells us, “this is a grilled rack of lamb with a sweet and slightly spicy glaze. It is paired with a delicious summer salad of grilled corn, peaches and nectarines. We Olive Jalapeno… read more

Chili Lime Spread

This flavorful olive oil spread is made with our Jalapeno Olive Oil and is fantastic on grilled corn on the cob, spread on warm corn bread or tossed with grilled shrimp! Ingredients: 1/2 cup We Olive Jalapeno Olive Oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon chili powder juice and zest of 1 lime kosher… read more

Spicy Thai Curry Spread

This flavorful olive oil spread is made with our Jalapeno Olive Oil and packed with flavor from red curry paste, ginger and cilantro. Try it on grilled seafood or chicken or add it to cooking liquid when steaming mussels. It’s great on veggies – try it on a baked sweet potato! Ingredients: 1/2 cup We… read more

Pineapple Jalapeno Noodle Salad

This sweet and spicy salad is perfect for your next backyard barbecue. The buckwheat noodles add body to this salad making a hearty but healthful side for grilled meats or seafood, like these grilled Korean short ribs. Recipe by Lauren Mahlke Prep Time:15 minutes Cook Time:5 minutes Serves 4-6 as a side dish Ingredients: 1/4… read more

We Olive Teriyaki Marinade

wine and bbq pairing

Our Jalapeno Olive Oil with our Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar is a staff favorite pairing at We Olive. It makes a beautiful vinaigrette for tropical summer salads like this recipe for Pineapple, Avocado and Buckwheat Noodle Salad. Mixing the Pineapple Balsamic, Jalapeno Olive Oil and Soy Sauce together creates a sweet and spicy teriyaki-like marinade… read more