Recipes — Sauces/Salsas/Marinades

Espresso BBQ Sauce

Espresso BBQ Sauce

Espresso BBQ Sauce - Uses our Aji Verde and Mexican Spice Olive Oils (can also use Cayenne and/or Chipotle Olive Oils), along with Espresso Balsamic. We tested this sauce in our Maple Baked Bean recipe at our Customer Appreciation Days and it was a huge customer favourite!

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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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Simple Pomodoro Sauce

Simple Pomodoro Sauce

As easy as it gets, this simple sauce is made rich with the subtle enhancing powers of the Italian Herbs Balsamic. Acting almost as a red wine, the Italian Herbs Balsamic brings your sauce to the next level. Also features the Garlic Olive Oil. Tested in our Italy Cooking Class.

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Cranberry Sauce with Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar

Cranberry Sauce with Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients:1 1/4 c. sugar1/2 c. Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar1/4 c. water1 - 12 oz. package fresh cranberries1 cinnamon stick1 Tbsp. thinly sliced orange peel Instructions: In large saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar, and water; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Mix in cranberries, cinnamon stick, and orange peel. Reduce heat to low, cover partially and simmer 10 min. or until cranberries burst. Remove from heat and cool completely (sauce will thicken as it cools). Discard cinnamon stick. Note: Can be made up to one week in advance. Cover and refrigerate.

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Chipotle Mango Salsa

Chipotle Mango Salsa

Chipotle Mango Salsa - A perfect pairing of Chipotle Olive Oil and Mango White Balsamic, this simple salsa showcases how easy it is to flavour simple ingredients for delicious results.

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Garlic Peach Marinade

Garlic Peach Marinade

Ingredients:1/4 c. Peach White Balsamic Vinegar2 Tbsp. honey1 tsp. soy sauce1/4 tsp. ginger1/4 c. Garlic Olive Oil Instructions: Works well with chicken, pork or shrimp. Marinate 4 - 12 hours. Great as a grilled or oven roasted dish.

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Chipotle Lime Marinade

Chipotle Lime Marinade

Ingredients:1/2 c. Chipotle Olive Oil1/4 c. fresh lime juice1 Tbsp. minced garlic1 tsp. pepper2 tsp. salt Instructions: Mix well in container or in ziploc bag with up to 2 lbs. of your favorite meat or vegetables. Refrigerate and marinate for 1 - 2 hours. Grill and enjoy.

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Naples Summertime Steak Verde Sauce

Naples Summertime Steak Verde Sauce

Ingredients:1/2 c. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (your choice of flavor)13 fresh, basil leavessmall handful of chivehandful of flat leaf parsleyhandful of tarragonhandful of rosemaryhandful of thyme1 tsp. dried oregano1/2 tsp. caperszest and juice of one small lemon1/4 tsp. Dijon mustard1/2 tsp. of Kosher salt1/4 tsp. of freshly ground black pepper Instructions: In a food processor add all of the herbs, mustard, lemon zest, capers, salt and pepper then puree. Then add the oil and lemon juice until mixture can be spooned. After grilling steak place steak on plate, spoon mixture over steak and tent with aluminum foil for 10 minutes....

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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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Creamy Goat Cheese Pesto

Creamy Goat Cheese Pesto

Ingredients:2 c. fresh basil, packed1/2 c. Garlic Olive Oil1/2 c. fresh grated Parmesan cheese8 oz. fresh Chevre (goat cheese)1/2 tsp. salt Instructions: Place all ingredients in food processor or blender and process until smooth. Serve immediately as a dip or spread or over hot pasta.

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Teriyaki Grill Marinade

Teriyaki Grill Marinade

Teriyaki Grill Marinade - A simple grilling marinade your family will love. Easy and enhances any meat or vegetable before it hits the barbecue! Features the Garlic Olive Oil and Traditional Balsamic.

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Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

Ingredients:1/2 c. Strawberry Balsamic1 Tbsp. honey1 Tbsp. lemon juice1 tsp. vanilla Instructions: Pour strawberry balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over med. heat. Simmer for 1 - 2 minutes till reduced to half. Let cool. Mix honey, lemon juice and vanilla then whisk warm strawberry balsamic vinegar into mixture. Serve over pound cake or other desserts.

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Teriyaki Marinade

Teriyaki Marinade

Teriyaki Marinade - An example of using the oils and vinegars to re-create your favourite store-bought marinades or sauces. Can't have soy? You can omit the soy sauce in this recipe and STILL have a great teriyaki-like sauce! Features the Traditional Balsamic, Honey Ginger White Balsamic, and Toasted Sesame Oil.

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Coconut Lime Salsa

Coconut Lime Salsa

Ingredients:1/2 c. shredded coconut1/4 c. red onion, diced1 tomatillo, diced1/4 c. cilantro, chopped2 Tbsp. jalapenos, seeded and minced2 Tbsp. Persian Lime Olive Oil Instructions: Mix ingredients together. Enjoy.

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Cilantro Cuban Marinade

Cilantro Cuban Marinade

Ingredients:2 cloves garlic, chopped1/4 red onion, chopped1/4 c. fresh orange juice1/4 c. fresh lime juice1/4 c. Cilantro and Roasted Onion Olive Oil2 tsp. ground cumin2 tsp. dried oregano1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, choppedsea salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: Sauté garlic and onions in Cilantro and Roasted Onion Olive Oil until soft. Add orange and lime juice and simmer for 5 minutes. Season the marinade with the rest of the ingredients. Pour everything into a blender or food processor and pulse 3 times to combine. Pour into a plastic container and cool to room temperature; then cover and refrigerate.

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