Recipes and Posts Tagged Olive Oil

Homemade Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Most Americans associate Basil Pesto with pasta or pizza. Pesto is a basil based sauce originating in Genoa, Italy. Like tomato and Alfredo sauce, pesto and can be used in a variety of ways to flavor soups or stews, spread on toasted bread, add a rich basil flavor to grilled ...

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Italian Style Tuna Salad Sandwich

Italian Style Tuna Sandwich

I first encounter an Italian Style Tuna Sandwich in 1968 while visiting my relatives in Italy. Italians typically eat a Continental style breakfast of coffee or tea and a pastry or cookies. For a child raised on eggs and bacon, this new form of breakfast was quite a change, until ...

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Sautéed Spinach

Sautéed Spinach

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Leafy greens, like spinach, are often labeled superfoods due to the abundance of nutrients, and low calories. Sautéed Spinach is a simple recipe to prepare spinach or any left green in only minutes. You can doubled or tripled the amount of spinach or greens. The only limit is the size ...

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Homemade Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

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Shrimp Scampi takes only minutes to cook and is a popular Italian restaurant menu item you can easily make at home. With shrimp prices lower than they have been for years, shrimp is affordable on almost any budget. As always, the larger the shrimp, the higher the price. Shrimp Sizes ...

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Pasta and Olive Oil and Garlic

Pasta with Olive Oil and Garlic

Pasta with Olive Oil and Garlic is a very simple pasta recipe that has been an Southern Italian staple for 100s of years. You can make it in the time it takes to bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta. Although spaghetti is usually used ...

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Pasta With Rapini

Rapini and Pasta

Pasta with vegetables like this recipe for Rapini and Pasta is a common southern Italian recipe, but don’t look for it on the menu at your local Italian-American restaurant. Like endive and other greens, rapini has a slightly bitter flavor and is an acquired taste. Rapini, also known as cime ...

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Homemade Tomato Bruschetta

Tomato Bruschetta & Mini Antipasto Pizzas

Tomato bruschetta (pronounced (brus-ket-ta) takes only minutes to make and has dozens of variations. Toasted, sliced bread provides the base. Toppings include: Diced tomato Diced tomato and basil Diced tomato and oregano Diced tomato and slided olives Olive tapenade Extra virgin olive oil and a little salt is all that is needed to complete ...

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