Celebrate Spring with Vibrant Olive Oil-Infused Hors D’oeuvres

Say goodbye to winter’s chill and hello to spring’s fresh flavors with a delectable spread of hors d’oeuvres! Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders helps you create light, bright appetizers that highlight seasonal ingredients and the subtle notes of premium olive oil.

Here’s a selection of springtime hors d’oeuvres inspiration:

  1. Whipped Ricotta Crostini with Lemon & Herbs
  • Crusty baguette, sliced and toasted
  • Whole milk ricotta cheese
  • Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Lemon Olive Oil (https://vvoliveoil.com/)
  • Fresh herbs (chives, dill, mint)
  • Lemon zest
  • Flaky salt and freshly cracked pepper

Instructions: Whip ricotta with a generous drizzle of Lemon Olive Oil until light and fluffy. Top toasted bread with ricotta, sprinkle with herbs, zest, salt, and pepper.

  1. Asparagus and Prosciutto Skewers
  • Fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Thinly sliced prosciutto
  • Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Garlic Olive Oil (https://vvoliveoil.com/) or Traditional 18-Year Balsamic Vinegar (https://vvoliveoil.com/)
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling (optional)

Instructions: Blanch or grill asparagus until tender-crisp. Wrap each spear with prosciutto. Lightly brush with your choice of olive oil or balsamic vinegar. Skewer and add a touch of balsamic glaze, if desired.

  1. Strawberry Bruschetta with Balsamic
  • Baguette, sliced and toasted
  • Fresh strawberries, sliced
  • Creamy goat cheese or burrata
  • Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Traditional 18-Year Balsamic Vinegar (https://vvoliveoil.com/)
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • High-quality olive oil

Instructions: Spread goat cheese or burrata on toasted bread. Top with strawberries, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and a touch of olive oil. Garnish with basil.

  1. Citrus Marinated Olives
  • Jarred mixed olives
  • Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Blood Orange (https://vvoliveoil.com/) or Lemon Olive Oil
  • Orange and lemon zest
  • Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme)

Instructions: Combine olives, olive oil, zest, and herbs, allowing them to marinate for at least an hour for a bright burst of citrus flavor. Serve in a small bowl with toothpicks.

Why choose Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders:

  • Flavor Exploration: Their wide selection of flavored olive oils and balsamic vinegars add depth and interest to your dishes.
  • Quality: Their focus is on fresh, high-quality olive oils for maximum taste and health benefits.
  • Inspiration: Visit their store or website for more recipes and creative ways to use their products.

This spring, welcome the season with a festive spread of hors d’oeuvres that sing with fresh ingredients and the elegant flavors of Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders’ oils. Your guests will be delighted!