Recipes — basil olive oil

Pickled Mango & Carrot Spears

Pickled Mango & Carrot Spears

Pickled Mango & Carrot Spears - A very exciting side, snack or condiment. Shred carrot and mango to make a slaw to top pork or salmon burgers, or use as a spear garnish in a caesar or other cocktail. If they last that long. 'Cuz we ain't kidding - straight out of the jar these are irresistible.

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Grilled Fruit Salad

Grilled Fruit Salad

Grilled Fruit Salad - Something different that is bursting with flavour! Just a hint of the grilled "smokiness" comes through to change the profile of this dish and wake you up. Hmmmm, tastes like SUMMER. Featuring our Basil Olive Oil and Citrus Mint Balsamic, this unique salad was tested - and loved! - in our BBQ Cooking Class.

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Peach Basil Mimosa

Peach Basil Mimosa

Peach Basil Mimosa - So refreshing and light! Features our Basil Olive Oil and our Peach White Balsamic. Tested in our Brunch Cooking Class.

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Fruit Salad with Strawberry Basil Dressing

Fruit Salad with Strawberry Basil Dressing

Fruit Salad with Strawberry Basil Dressing - Step up your everyday fruit salad to something amazing. Features our Basil Olive Oil and our Strawberry Balsamic or Pomegranate Quince White Balsamic. Tested in our Brunch Cooking Class.

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad - This sharp and light combination of Basil Olive Oil and Oregano White Balsamic complements the nuttiness of the quinoa. A hearty salad that fairly melts in your mouth! Tested at our Eat Well Cooking Class.

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Bruschetta Cheese Ball

Bruschetta Cheese Ball

Bruschetta Cheese Ball - A festive recipe that is both easy and impressive! Doubles as a rich bagel or sandwich spread the next day. Featuring the Basil Olive Oil and Italian Herbs Balsamic, this savoury appetizer spread was tested at the Winkler Sneak Peek to Christmas event to rave reviews!

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BBQ Ratatouille

BBQ Ratatouille

BBQ Ratatouille - A unique twist on a dish that usually takes hours to develop flavour. Instead, the grill amps up the flavour quickly and the classic ingredients do their job to satisfy. Features our Basil, Garlic, and Tuscan Herb Olive Oils for a truly Italian flavour experience. Tested at our BBQ Salads Cooking Class.

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Thai Mango Salad

Thai Mango Salad

Thai Mango Salad - Light and refreshing! This leaf-free salad will add variety to your raw vegetable repertoire! Features a the Mexican Spice and Basil Olive Oils to coat the vegetables. Then the dressing, with the lovely Persian Lime Olive Oil and Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic, deserves its own showcase as it can easily be used for salads (and stir-fries!) aside from this recipe. Shows how versatile these flavours are! Tested in our Thai Cooking Class.

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Rosé Sauce

Rosé Sauce

Rosé Sauce - If you have our Pomodoro Sauce made ahead of time--or any classic pasta sauce--turning it into a quick and easy Rosé is a great way to turn a meal up a notch. Features the Basil or Tuscan Herb Olive Oils. Tested in our Italy Cooking Class.

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Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Vegetarian comfort food. Yes! Warm and cheesy, thick and "meat"-y. Eggplant is the perfect roasty vehicle for the rich, gooey goodness of cheese and tomato sauce! Featuring Basil Olive Oil. Tested in our Italy Cooking Class.

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Double Basil Pesto Recipe

Double Basil Pesto Recipe

Ingredients:2 c. fresh basil, packed1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese1/2 c. Basil Olive Oil3 Tbsp. walnuts3 cloves garlic (adjust to taste) Instructions: Buzz in food processor until smooth.
 Toss into 1 pound of your favorite cooked pasta.

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Berry Citrus Basil Pasta Salad

Berry Citrus Basil Pasta Salad

Berry Citrus Basil Pasta Salad - Great flavor and cute bowties. Looks and tastes terrific.

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Traditional Caprese Salad

Traditional Caprese Salad

Traditional Caprese Salad - Simple flavours at their best. Features the beautiful Basil Olive Oil and Traditional Balsamic.

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Balsamic Vinegar Potato Salad

Balsamic Vinegar Potato Salad

Ingredients:10 medium red potatoes, diced1 small onion, chopped1/2 c. diced roasted red peppers1 - 4 oz. can sliced black olives, drained1 - 10 oz. can quartered artichoke hearts, drained1/2 c. Oregano White Balsamic 3 tsp. Basil Olive Oil1/2 tsp. mustard powder2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley Instructions: Place potatoes in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until tender. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl. Add the onion, red peppers, olives, and artichokes to the bowl with the potatoes. In a separate bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive...

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Balsamic Chicken Salad

Balsamic Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 3 c. diced cold, cooked chicken 1 c. diced apple 1/2 c. diced celery 2 green onions, chopped 1/2 c. chopped walnuts 3 Tbsp. Traditional Balsamic 5 Tbsp. Mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil (or try Basil, Tuscan Herb, or Garlic) salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: In a large bowl, toss together the chicken, apple, celery, onion, and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and oil and pour over the salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and mix well. Let rest 10 to 15 minutes, mix again and chill.

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