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Basil Lemon Pesto Sauce

Basil Lemon Pesto (w/ downloadable recipe card – right click to save image)  2 cups fresh basil leaves (packed tightly in measuring cup) 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup OO&B organic crushed basil olive oil 1/2 cup pignolis / pine nuts 3/4 cup coarsely grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon […]

stuffed peppers

Stuffed Peppers with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

Ingredients 4 orange (red, green, or yellow peppers) 1 lb ground chicken breast 1/2 onion (chopped) 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 tbsp Hojiblanca, Australia extra virgin olive oil 11/2 cups brown rice (cooked) 3/4 cup parmesan cheese 29 oz tomato sauce 1/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup fresh basil (chopped) salt (and pepper) Directions Preheat […]

Pappardelle with Tomato Cream Sauce & Shrimp

  OO&B Ingredients: Pappardelle Pasta; Organic Coratina Italy EVOO; Bomba di Calabria; Tomato Basil Sauce Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 21-30 shrimp 3 tbsp. Organic Coratina Italy Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tbsp. orange zest 4 shallots, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup pancetta, cubed 1 tsp. Bomba di Calabria Hot Pepper Paste ½ cup dry […]

Pink Peppercorn and Grapefruit Salad

Did you know that it is Citrus Season? Now is the time to enjoy your favorite citrus fruits at the peak of their season. Their flavors are full, bright, and cheery. Elevate your favorite citrus fruits with our healthy olive oil and balsamic vinegars! It brightens any dish to bring out the most flavor and […]

Classic Umbrian Lentil Soup

Cozy up with this delicious and easy recipe. Umbrian Lentil Soup is a classic staple in Italy and served during the colder weather. Serve this soup with crusty bread and our signature Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Vinegars for dipping. This recipe serves 4-6. OO&B Ingredients: Umbrian Lentils; Moraiolo Italy EVOO; Tomato Basil Sauce or […]

rustic pesto and pine nut pizza

Rustic Pesto & Pignolias Pizza

Rustic Pesto, Parmesan and Pignolias (pine nuts) Pizza Easy recipe, but must plan ahead for thawing/ rising of dough. INGREDIENTS: 1 brick of Bridgford Frozen Bead Dough (see coupon) OO&B homemade pesto or  Jar  of ready made pesto sauce ¼ cup of pine nuts (pignolias) 1 c. mozzarella ¼ c parmesan ¼ cup finely grated  parmesan […]

Wolfgang Puck recipe for spaghetti and meatballs with basil and galic

Spaghetti and Meatballs Honoring Columbus Day

Happy Columbus Day!  In honor of brilliant Italian heritage, passion for and mastery of delicious food. What else could we bring you but spaghetti and meatballs from Wolfgang Puck, one of the most notable chefs alive today whose Italian influences are prominent throughout his recipes. Wolfgang Puck’s SPAGHETTI WITH TOMATO SAUCE AND TENDER GARLIC-PARMESAN MEATBALLS Serves 8 TOMATO SAUCE: 1/4 cup (60 ml) […]

summer garden pasta, dished for early fall

Indian Summer Garden Pasta

In theory, fall has now fallen. Many in parts of the US maybe feeling crisp mornings and cool Autumn evenings, but here in sunny “So Cal” summer has yet to hand off the baton. This is a period of the year often referred to as Indian Summer, a season of flux. And summer garden produce is still coming in too!   While this delightful transitional recipe was previously published (see credits), we’ve […]

Olive Oil & Beyond, Newport Beach - Salad Inspiration Tuscan Tuna white bean salad

Tuscan Tuna and White Bean Salad

Featured Olive Oil & Beyond ingredients:  Barrel-Aged Red Wine Vinegar, Pescarese Italy extra virgin olive oil   Tuscan Tuna and White Bean Salad Recipe Serves 4 2 6oz. cans of Italian tuna packed in olive oil 2 jars of cannellini beans (use our “Tuscan White Bean Appetizer”) 1/3 cup drained and rinsed small nonpareil capers 4 […]

Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients 1 tbsp Moraiolo, Italy extra virgin olive oil 1 onion (small, chopped) salt (& pepper) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 6 cups baby spinach 4 chicken breasts (pounded very thin) 2 vine ripened tomatoes (sliced) 4 ozs mozzarella cheese (sliced) 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees then line a sheet […]