Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Best - Seller/Mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Grown/picked and Pressed in California
Spanish Variety - Arbequina Olive
It has a grassy aroma and fruity flavor with a pungent/peppery finish. This is our most popular olive oil because it is bursting with flavor and very versatile.
Nutrition Facts: 1 Tbsp.(15 mL) - Calories 120, Total fat 14g, Sat. fat 2g, Cholesterol 0mg- Ingredients: Arbequina Olives
Polyphenol total130 (Range should be between 125 - 250); the more robust, bitter and peppery an oil is will increase the total. A mild oil will have a lower total.
Serving suggestions: Perfect marinade, salad dressing, Caprese salad or dip for bread. Saute fish, chicken or scramble eggs with cheese. Make fresh crostini from baguette to serve with hummus, appetizers, or eggs. Drizzle in your guacamole or hummus to add an extra creamy texture and flavor.
Pairs well with any of our balsamic vinegar; you can pair it with a flavored balsamic or traditional. It also does not need to be paired at all and can be served alone for dipping bread, as a salad dressing with lemon, salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese.
Baked Chicken with mango/avocado salsa - serve this with tortillas and make extra salsa.
Baked Garlic - spreads like butter! Add this to homemade hummus, toast, pasta, mix with olive oil for dipping, or blend with butter for homemade garlic butter.
Bistro Burger - made with caramelized onions and truffle balsamic vinegar.
Black Bean Lasagna - Meatless recipe, with a southwestern flair
Butternut Corn Chowder - topped with crunchy bacon and goat cheese croutons
Chicken Cacciatore - Made in the slow cooker, this cacciatore is easy for you to enjoy.
Crispy Breakfast Potatoes - a simple breakfast staple to pair with eggs
Crostini - this is a simple solution to most meals. Add a crunchy touch to salad, soup or scrambled eggs.
Dijon Dressing - this three ingredient salad dressing will elevate any salad.
Garlic and Almond Green Beans - serve warm or cold.
Greek Salad - add chicken to your Greek salad for a full meal.
Meatballs - Our secret family recipe!
Peppered Pork Chops with Apricot Glaze - this is a very simple meal for busy nights but has a high flavor pay-off.
Pizza Crust - easy and made from scratch
Potato Chips - use any olive oil for this recipe.
Pumpkin Tart - savory pumpkin pie
Roasted "Breakfast" Tomatoes - toss with salt, pepper, olive oil and roast slow...sometimes all you need are a few really good ingredients to make something great. Serve with eggs or a side to chicken, steak, or fish.
Salmon with Tomatoes and Capers - a great summer dish that is light-weight and delicious. Pair with your favorite refreshing drink.
Sausage and peppers - sweet or spicy Italian sandwiches for a kid-friendly meal.
Shrimp and White Bean Stew - hearty meal. Serve with crostini.
Smash Potatoes- our son rubbed his tummy and said "yumm"...he is 5!
Garlic Sauteed Spinach - it's easy to make and healthy
Tuna Casserole - this is not your typical tuna casserole.
Turkey Chili - make this spicy or mild for a cold winter day.
Ranch Pretzel Nuggets- Debbie's recipe, she says this is a winner for snack food at parties
Tomato Sauce - Quality canned tomatoes and the right ingredients can make an amazing sauce. Check out the recipe. As an alternative (If you have the will, want, and time) you can also reduce your fresh cherry tomatoes in a sauce pan with some oil, salt, pepper, and sugar. This is a slow process but worth it. Heat your oil, add your tomatoes sliced in half and slowly simmer until liquefied. Add seasonings and let simmer longer for a savory sauce.
Stove Top Spinach Artichoke Dip - A quick and easy app for a get-together!
Shakshuka - Shakshuka is a Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dish that generally consists of tomatoes, eggs, and spices. “Shakshuka” itself means “a cohesive mixture”, which is why this is a dish made using one skillet.