Recipes — Appetizers

Black Bean Chilled Soup

Black Bean Chilled Soup

This soup takes 20 minutes to prepare, it takes 4 to 24 hours to chill, and makes 6 one cup servings.   Ingredients4 cups seeded and quartered tomatoes1 1/2 cup hot-style vegetable juice1 fifteen ounce can reduced-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained1 cup finely chopped, seeded cucumber1 cup finely chopped red or yellow sweet pepper1/2 cup finely chopped red onion2 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s balsamic vinegar3/4 cup plain yogurt or dairy sour cream   PreparationIn a food processor or blender combine half of the tomatoes and 1/4 cup of the vegetable juice. Cover and process or...

Read more →


Olive Oil Bread Dip with Fresh Herbs

Olive Oil Bread Dip with Fresh Herbs

This is a simple yet so tasty recipe. Our delicious olive oil and balsamic vinegar come together beautifully. Fresh herbs and parmesan add a touch of spice that make this olive oil bread dip out of this world delicious. Use a fresh baked baguette or a delicious rosemary bread to add some more layers of flavor. Make this delicious appetizer next time you create an Italian feast, or your next lunch date.   Ingredients:   1/3 cup Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Co. Roasted Garlic Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Co 25 Star Balsamic...

Read more →


Olive Oil Crostini with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Olive Oil Crostini with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

This is a great recipe for fast entertaining friends or for a delightful appetizer. The fresh artisanal baguette is brushed with Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Co Olive oil, and rubbed with fresh garlic cloves for a delightful touch of flavor. This crostini is the perfect pairing with the sweet and savory pairing of smoked bacon, caramelized onions, and sweet balsamic.  Ingredients:  1 Large Baguette cut into small slices 1/3 cup Santa Fe Olive Oil 1 Vidalia onion 3 Garlic cloves cut in half ½ lb. bacon 25 Star Balsamic Vinegar to drizzle Fresh racked pepper Smoked Seal Salt...

Read more →


Lemon Olive Oil Tabbouleh

Lemon Olive Oil Tabbouleh

Lemon Olive Oil Tabbouleh   This is a wonderful vegetarian side dish that is rich in lemon and parley flavor. This is a healthy and flavorful middle eastern dish that brings lots of flavor. This dish pairs exceptionally well with pan roasted fillets and a nice glass of white wine.   Ingredients: 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock 2 heirloom tomatoes 3 green onions chopped 3 cups parsley 1 cup fresh mint 2 lemons juice and zest 2 cups bulgur wheat ½ cups Santa Fe Olive Oil Company Lemon infused olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt Directions: Place Bulgur into a salad...

Read more →