Double Basil Pesto Recipe

Amazing easy pesto to serve with favorite pasta. Ingredients 2 Cups packed fresh Basil Leaves 1/4 Cup freshly grated Parmesan Cheese 1/2 Cup Basil Olive Oil 3 Tablespoons Walnuts 3 Cloves Garlic (adjust to taste) InstructionsBuzz in a food processor until smooth. Toss into 1 pound of your favorite cooked pasta. (Our staff likes it over […]

Mini Quiche Gluten Free

MINI QUICHE (Gluten-Free) IngredientsExtra virgin olive oil spray (check out our olive oil mister in store) ¼ Cup finely crushed Crunchmaster Multi-Grain Crackers Rosemary & Olive Oil 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 Tablespoons Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Basil or Natural Olive Oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 10-oz. package frozen spinach, thawed ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon […]

Quinoa Caribbean Salad

QUINOA CARIBBEAN SALAD 1 cup quinoa, dry 2 cups chicken broth (or 1 14.5 oz. can chicken broth, and remainder water to make 2 cups liquid) 1/2 T Thai seasoning 1 English cucumber (approx. 12 inches in length), chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 6 oz. frozen mango chunks (1/2 of 12 oz. bag), chopped […]

Spinach Salad with Ripe Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Fresh Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette (4 servings) ​Ingredients 6 cups fresh baby spinach, washed & dried thoroughly 1 medium red onion, sliced into rings, rings separated 1/2 cup pecans, toasted 1/3 cup goat cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp. ripe peach balsamic vinegar Dash of ground black pepper, optional Directions Place spinach in a large serving bowl […]

Turkey Mole Recipe

Ingredients2 pound boneless skinless turkey breast cut into “turkey tenders” 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 1 sprig fresh oregano ¼ cup packed chopped cilantro Mexican rice, accompaniment Chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish corn tortillas on the side Mole Sauce: 8 dried ancho chilies, stemmed and seeded 4 […]

Rotisserie Tuscan Chicken

Yield 6 Servings 1 – 3lb whole chicken1/4 cup Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Tuscan Herb olive oil1.5 tablespoon sea salt1 tablespoon paprika1/4 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper Instructions:Season the inside of the chicken with a pinch of salt. Place the chicken onto a rotisserie and set the grill on high. Cook for 10 minutes. During […]

Traditional Caprese Salad

Yields 4 Servings 4 fresh tomatoes2 large rounds of fresh mozzarella cheese1/4 cup fresh basil leafssea salt and pepper to tasteVerde Valley Olive Oil Traders Fresh  Basil Olive Oil2 tablespoons Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Traditional 18-Year Oak barrel Aged Balsamic Vinegar Preparation Instructions:1.Slice tomatoes in thick slices, salt and pepper to taste.2.Slice fresh mozzarella in similarly […]