Recipes — Side Dishes

Balsamic Green Beans

Balsamic Green Beans

Ingredients 2 pounds green beans 4 thick bacon slices 3 chopped shallots 3 tablespoons chopped almonds 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar Cracked Black Pepper 2 tablespoons Olive Oil   Preparation Boil water. Add green beans, cook for 3 minutes, and drain green beans. Heat pan, sauté bacon until crisp, let cool and crumble. Set aside. Place shallots into bacon greased pan sauté, place almonds into pan, cook for another 30 seconds and remove from heat. Blend honey with balsamic vinegar, until smooth, add bacon bits and almonds, toss with green beans, and serve.

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Butter Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Butter Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: ¼ cup butter olive oil 6 cloves garlic 5 large potatoes (about 2 lbs) Gourmet Salt Cracked Black Pepper     Peel and chop potatoes, place into a pot of boiling water, add peeled garlic cloves. Cook potatoes until they are tender. Drain liquid, save 8 ounces or a cup in a container. Mash potatoes and garlic until smooth. Add olive oil, and continue mashing and mixing. Add reserved water to reach your desired consistency, finish with gourmet sea salt and cracked pepper.

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Italian Herb Rolls

Italian Herb Rolls

makes 1 dozen rolls Ingredients2 tablespoons yeast1 1/2 cups warm water (105F)1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s olive oil3 cups flour1 teaspoon oregano1 1/2 teaspoons basil leaves1 tablespoon chopped parsley1/4 teaspoon hing (asafoetida) PreparationIn a large bowl add yeast to water and let sit for 30 seconds. Add oil, spices, buttermilk, salt, and sugar. Gradually stir in flour and knead for 8 minutes. If too wet add a little more flour. Grease large bowl with a little oil or butter add dough. Cover and let rise in warm kitchen area until doubled in bulk...

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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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