Tag - Olive Oil

Avocado Pea Soup

Green, green, green! Happy St. Patrick’s day month! The Coronado Taste of Oils staff wanted to deliver a delicious (green) dish for your festivities! Whether an upscale dinner party for St. Patty’s, or a low-key lunch…this recipe is sure to impress! Ingredients for your “Avocado Pear Salad”: 6 ounces baby arugula 1 mashed avocado 2 cups frozen peas 1/4 cup plain yogurt 4 Tbsp. Sicilian Lemon Balsamic 3 1/2 cups water 2 cups baby spinach 1/2 cup fresh mint 1 Tbsp. Spirilina (optional) Your favorite fresh Olive Oil [...]

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Halloween Blood Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These spooky potatoes are the best, and will enhance your Halloween dinner party! Orange and delicious! Ingredients for your “Halloween Blood Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes”: 2 ½ pounds Sweet Potatoes (approx 4) peeled and diced ¼ cup Blood Orange Olive Oil (EVOO) ¼ cup Chicken Broth 1 Tablespoon Orange Hone 1 teaspoon coriander ½ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Instructions: Cover diced sweet potatoes with water in large pot. Bring to boil and cook for 8-10 minutes until tender. Drain potatoes and transfer to mixing bowl. Add next 6 ingredients to bowl [...]

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Red Apple Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

Fall is here! This warm dish is full of the taste of the season…and everyone loves a good apple glazed…anything! You will love this. Ingredients: Yield: 4 servings 4 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each) Salt & pepper to taste 2 Tablespoons Garlic Olive Oil 1/4 cup apple juice 1/2 cup Red Apple Balsamic 1/4 cup apple jam 1 tablespoon butter Directions: Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet brown chops in oil. Remove and keep warm. Add apple juice to the skillet, stirring to loosen browned [...]

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The Best Grilled Halibut!

When summer is in full swing, it is important to keep that beach body, without compromising flavor. This new recipe is sure to impress! Ingredients: 1/4 cup Olive Wood Smoked Olive Oil 2″ Sprig fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon medium course sea salt or kosher salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 2 medium fresh lemons quartered 2 pounds fresh halibut fillets about 8 oz. portions – (or your favorite fresh fish such as salmon, cod, squid, octopus. Not into fish? Use poultry such as chicken [...]

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Chilled Summer Squash Soup with Raspberry Balsamic

What a great spin on Memorial Day Weekend! Most people don’t know what to think of a chilled soup, but this one will blow your mind! Ingredients: 1 pound summer squash or golden zucchini, cut in ½-inch rounds 1½ cups water Sea salt 1/3 cup blanched almonds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons minced onion 1 garlic clove 1 piece of cooked bacon 2 Tablespoons Persian Lime Olive Oil 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar Step 1: Place summer squash, water and a pinch of salt in a [...]

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Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a scary word for some because they don’t know what it is, or have NEVER tried it. Well, it is time to expand those pallets, because this is a recipe you cannot miss! Ingredients: 1/2 Cauliflower (rough chop) 2 cucumbers peeled and diced 1 large fennel bulb diced 10 large Brussel sprouts thinly sliced 1 red onion diced 2 large ripe tomatoes diced 1 cup fresh chopped parsley 1/2 cup fresh chopped mint Dressing Ingredients: 1/3 cup White Raspberry Balsamic 1/3 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil 1 tsp. cumin 2 [...]

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Warm Winter Wilted Greens

Cyber Monday calls for a heart delicious (healthy) dish…and we have the perfect one! These greens will keep your heart racing for more shopping! Ingredients for your :”Warm Winter Wilted Greens”: 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup pomegranate balsamic vinegar 1/2 pint walnuts, for garnish 3 bunches assorted winter greens (such as Swiss chard, radicchio, or escarole), washed, stemmed, and torn into pieces 1 tablespoon grainy mustard 1/2 cup Cilantro Roasted Onion Extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds, for garnish Parmesan shavings, for garnish 1 shallot, chopped, for garnish Directions: Cook [...]

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The Best Thanksgiving Turkey

When you roast this Turkey for your friends and family, they will be thankful they came to your house for Thanksgiving! Ingredients for your :”The Best Thanksgiving Turkey”: 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/4c California Arbequina Olive Oil – find it here 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 fresh turkey (10 to 12 pounds) Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 large bunch fresh thyme 1 whole lemon, halved 1 Spanish onion, quartered 1 head garlic, halved crosswise Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Melt [...]

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Portobella Mushroom Burgers

Meatless Monday is taking a whole new flavor kick! No meat does not mean no flavor. Try this mushroom burger, and you may never go back 😉 Ingredients for your :”Portobella Mushroom Burger”: 3 basil leaves sliced thin 2 cloves garlic 1/8 cup Neapolitan Balsamic ¼ cup Mushroom Sage Olive Oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 2 large Portobello mushrooms cut in half Directions: Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together. Place marinade in casserole pan. Place mushrooms in marinade for 40 minutes. Turnover and [...]

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Grilled Blueberry Chicken

Beat that heat by firing up the grill and using the heat to your advantage. A sweet kick to a classic summertime dish. Blueberries and chicken? Weird…no…delicious! Ingredients for your :”Grilled Blueberry Chicken”: 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/4 cup Blueberry Balsamic 2 T. Lemon Olive Oil 1 T. honey 3 T. Ketchup 1 cloved minced garlic 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts Salad greens Directions: Place the first 6 ingredients in a medium nonstick saucepan and bring to boil Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes Remove from heat, transfer to [...]

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