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...

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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...

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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...

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Oven Roasted Balsamic Asparagus

Oven Roasted Balsamic Asparagus

This is a wonderful side dish that is perfect for seafood, and poultry. The savory flavors of the truffle olive oil pair wonderfully with the fresh taste of asparagus, and the sweetness of the 25 star balsamic vinegar comes through in a stunning way. This is the perfect side dish for busy cooks who still want to enjoy a healthy and flavor rich meal. Try the Oven Roasted Balsamic Asparagus today!   Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh trimmed asparagus 3 tbsp. Santa Fe Olive Oil White truffle Olive Oil ¼ Cup 25 Star Balsamic Vinegar Hiwa Kai Black Hawaiian Sea Salt to taste Black Ground...

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