Best Hummus Ever!! Throughout the years, I have made several changes to the original hummus recipe. This time with the garnishes and I added the Roasted Red Pepper. The sweet pepper gives another dimension of flavor and a crunchy nutty taste from the pine nuts. This dish is a hit when I have parties with friends and family. They always ask me to give them this recipe.
Recipes that use premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Formed as a cake or muffins, this Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread has a rich, savory flavor with a touch of sweetness. This special cornbread is made with fine ground polenta, chili brown butter, sautéed diced jalapeno, and topped with a honey glaze. The best way to eat it is by spreading chili brown butter on it with a pinch of smoked paprika sea salt.
Crushed Greek Green Olive Crostini is an easy and quick party appetizer for any occasion. With just a few ingredients you can surprise your guests with a tasty party bite. These crostini are made with toasted baguettes, crushed Greek green olives, grated Parmesan, Greek olive oil & garlic.
These Jumbo Brisket Meatballs are inspired by the Italian meatballs called polpette and the traditional uncooked tomato sauce called “passata.” Brisket Meatballs are so tender and flavorful, and get a quick simmer in San Marzano Tomato Sauce with a wonderful aromatic flavor of smoked chili flakes, orange peel strips and marjoram leaves.
Melomakarona is a Greek Christmas Cookie made with olive oil instead of butter and eggs, and a honey syrup, walnut and cinnamon topping. This holiday cookie is great to make for any of your Christmas and New Year parties, dinners, or gifts to family and friends. Find out how to make the pretty marks on top of the cookies, and what to do with your leftover honey syrup.
Roasted Pumpkin Bisque is a thick vegetarian soup made by roasting real pumpkin along with Greek Woodland Honey with Sage, Eleon Greek EVOO, and Ras el Hanout for an added warm Moroccan flavor. Cooked with apple juice and vegetable stock, this Fall soup recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo friendly.
Black Bean and Avocado Crostini is the ultimate Mediterranean appetizer or snack that deliciously combines the creaminess of black beans and avocado. It’s a terrific snack idea for evenings and a delectably easy appetizer for your parties.
This olive oil ice cream has the perfect combination of quality ingredients giving an incredible delicate, smooth, silky-like texture, and an exquisite, unforgettable taste. In addition to how to make this mildly sweet ice cream, you will learn tips to help you pick the best extra virgin olive oil for ice cream, and watch an inspirational video of the story about LIÁ premium extra virgin olive oil and its flavor profile. Serve this olive oil ice cream with a topping of a little lemon zest, a pinch of Fleur De Sel sea salt, and quick drizzle of LIA extra virgin olive oil. These topping bring out the ice cream’s mouthwatering flavor.
Healthy Mediterranean Orzo Salad is a great summer recipe idea perfect for your weekly meal prep, a light weekday lunch, snack, dinner, and even as a BBQ side dish or potluck dish. Orzo pasta salad is packed with protein and nutrients with tuna, artichoke heart, capers, and sun-dried tomatoes, and is dressed with lemon Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette.
Mediterranean Chicken Thighs is an easy one-pot dinner braised in the oven with green lentils, carrots, onions, bay leaves & garlic. The chicken thighs are seasoned with Za’atar, smoked paprika, ground coriander, cumin, sumac, Greek sea salt & pepper. Then garnish with pitted jumbo premium Chalkidiki olives, lemon zest & lemon thyme herbs. Learn about Halkidiki / Chalkidiki Green Olives and their health benefits, and find out if black olives and green olives different fruits.