Author Archives: Olio Olive Oil and Balsamics

Mussels in White Wine

Ingredients: 3 pounds cultivated mussels 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons Olio’s Greek extra virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped shallots (5 to 7 shallots) 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic (5 to 6 cloves) 1/2 cup chopped canned plum tomatoes, drained (4 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon good saffron threads 1/3 cup chopped […]

Fresh Salsa

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced ¼ cup finely chopped onion ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon Olio’s Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil* 1-1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper Directions: In a small mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, onions, cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, salt & ground […]

Easy Baked Chicken Breasts

Ingredients: 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in half 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into eighths 1 cup coarsely chopped tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/4 cup Olio’s Organic extra-virgin olive oil 6 large mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degreesF. Place […]

Creamy Chocolate Orange Fondue

Ingredients: ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels 1 container (8oz) frozen whipped topping—thawed 1-1/2 tablespoon Olio’s Blood Orange EVOO ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon rum or vanilla extract Directions: Place chocolate morsels and half of the whipped topping in a small bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1 minute or until chocolate is melted and smooth, […]

Chocolate Raspberry Bars

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2/3 cup Olio’s Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil* 3 tablespoon water Filling: ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 cups raspberries, fresh […]

Broiled Chicken Thighs with Honey and Balsamic Glaze

Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs (approximately 6 ounces each), bone in and skin on 2 tablespoons Olio Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons Olio’s 25 Star Balsamic from Modena 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage or 1 1/2 teapoons dried sage Directions: Position a […]