Recipes — Appetizers

Breaded Zucchini Sticks

Breaded Zucchini Sticks

Serves 4 Ingredients3 zucchini1 cup flour1/2 cup bread crumbs1 1/2 cups water1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon basil leavespinch of black pepperpinch of hing (asafoetida)Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s olive oil for frying PreparationQuarter zucchini lengthwise and cut each piece in half.In a bowl combine flour, bread crumbs, and spices. Add water and stir.Fill skillet 1/3 full with oil and then heat. Dip zucchini pieces in batter and then into hot oil. Fry on all sides until tender and crisp. Serve hot. This recipe originates from The Higher Taste Cookbook.

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Green Beans and Tomato

Green Beans and Tomato

serves 4 Ingredients1 1/2 pounds green beans (cut in half)1 large tomato (skinned and chopped)4 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s olive oil1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepperpinch of hing PreparationHeat oil in nonstick skillet. Add hing. Stir in tomato, then add beans. Add enough water to barely cover beans. Add salt and pepper, and bring to a boil. Cover and lower heat. Simmer for 15 minutes or until beans are tender. Remove cover and increase heat to thicken the liquid (about 3 minutes). Serve warm or cool.

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Zucchini Parmesan

Zucchini Parmesan

Lucky for us, frying isn’t considered harmful when eating vegetarian and using olive oil. And it’s delicious! Ingredients1 large zucchini in 1/4 inch slices1/2 Cup seasoned bread crumbs1/2 Cup Parmesan cheeseSanta Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Co. Olive Oilsalt and pepper PreparationStart an assembly line of bowls full of1. olive oil2. bread crumbs3. parmesan cheese Next, coat your zucchini slices one by one through the assembly line.Next, cover the bottom surface of a frying pan with olive oil. Heat on medium until hot. Toss the coated zucchini’s in the hot oil. Once brown on underside (takes about 2-3 min) flip over...

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Delicious Garlic & White Truffle Baked Fries

Delicious Garlic & White Truffle Baked Fries

Ingredients3 russet potatoes, cut into 1/3-inch thick fries2 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s White Truffle & Garlic Olive OilKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to tasteRanch, for serving2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves, for garnish Preparation1) Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. 2) Place the potatoes in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with garlic truffle olive oil; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Gently toss to combine. 3) Place into oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp, tossing occasionally. 4) In...

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