Recipes — Appetizers

Bruscetta

Bruscetta

Here is a lovely Bruscetta recipe from one if our members  Bruscetta 3 stalks of celery5 to 6 roma tomatoes2 green onions2 garlic cloves (minced)Basil, salt and pepperOlive oilSanta Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s 25 star dark balsamic vinegar Toasted baugette   Drizzle olive oil on Sliced baguette breads and sprinkle on salt and seasoningsToast in oven at 350 until crisp.

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Italian Salsa Verde

Italian Salsa Verde

Ingredients  2 cups mixed herbs: parsley, mint, dill, scallion, cilantro – 1/4 cup capers 1 fresh red chilli – seeded & thinly sliced 2 large cloves of garlic – thinly sliced 3 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s olive oil 1-2 lemons PreparationSimply toss your greens and other ingredients. Add salt &lemon to taste  

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Griddle Baked Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Griddle Baked Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Ingredients 2 dozen 4-inch long squash blossoms OR two cups small spinach and arugula 16 fresh epazote leaves roughly chopped OR 1/4 cup fresh cilantro 8 ounces mexican melting cheese salt 2 cups fresh corn masa for tortillas OR 8 already made corn tortillas 1 cup salsa Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s olive oil for your skillet Preparation The filling ingredients:  Clean the squash blossoms by breaking off the stems and the little thin green sepals at the base of each blossom. Pinch out or break off the long pistils in the center of each flower. Tear or cut...

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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

This recipe takes 45 minutes start to finish and will make 8 servings. The Italian word minestrone means “big soup”. You are sure to enjoy this soup. Ingredients 1 cup sliced carrot1/2 cup chopped celery1/2 cup chopped onion1 tablespoon olive oil3 fourteen oz cans white kidney beans (cannellini beans), rinsed and drained1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (4 ounces)1/4 teaspoon black pepperSalt to taste1 cup dried bow tie pasta1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices1 fourteen ounce can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrainedcrackers (optional)Preparation  In a 5 to 6 quart dutch...

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