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Balsamic Roasted Pork Loin

Prep 5 m Cook 1 h Ready In 3 h 5 m “A zesty, yet simple meal with an olive oil and balsamic vinegar marinade. A crowd pleaser!” Ingredients 2 tablespoons mixture (True Olive Connection) steak seasoning rub 1/2 cup True Olive Connection’s Fig, Espresso or Traditional Aged balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup True Olive Connection’s […]

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Grecian Pork Tenderloin

Grecian Pork Tenderloin

Prep 15 m, Marinate 2-5 hours, Cook 20 – 30 minutes (depending on size of pork) Ready In 2 h 45 m   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice 3/4 cup True Olive Connection Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil 6 cloves garlic, sliced 2 teaspoons salt 6 tablespoons dried oregano 2 (1 pound) pork […]

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Salad of lentils, dried tomatoes and apple

INGREDIENTS: 12oz Green lentils 2-3 Apples diced (medium, sweet & tart varietal) 6oz Arugula Greens 1 Tbsp. True Olive Connection’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 chopped Dried Tomato 1 Tsp. True Olive Connection’s Sherry Vinegar .5 Tsp. Lemon Juice Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Chopped chives to taste DIRECTONS: Cook the lentils in […]

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Blood Orange, Cranberry Pear Shredded Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 12 oz. Shredded Broccoli (match stick size) (about 2 cups shredded) 1-2 apple(s), very thinly sliced or cubed (Fuji, Honey Crisp work great) ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ mutli colored raisins 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds ¼ cup toasted nuts (optional sweet or spicy) 1/3 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil 1/3 cup Cranberry Pear Balsamic […]

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Buttermilk Bourbon Vanilla Pound Cake

1 cup butter, room temperature 3 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Madagascar Vanilla Extract 3 cups flour 1/4 tsp. baking soda pinch of salt 1 cup buttermilk Using a mixer, cream together butter and sugar, add eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, and then sift again with baking soda and salt. Alternating the […]

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Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Olive Oil

Ingredients 6 fresh zucchini 2 teaspoons sea salt 3 tablespoons of True Olive Connection * Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Infused Olive Oil 1 clove garlic, minced (optional) Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese *     All of our olive oils work wonderful, it is a personal preference. I absolutely love it […]

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Greek Walnut Spice Cake

Makes: 12 servings Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 2 hours INGREDIENTS CAKE 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (Arbosana, Arbequina) 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts, divided 1 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour (see Note) 1/2 cup barley flour (see Note) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 […]

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Citrus Ginger Cake with Spiced Orange Compote

THIS RECIPE CALLS FOR: 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup mild-flavored extra-virgin olive oil (I suggest Arbosana, Arbequina,or  Nocellara) 2 large eggs, at room temperature, separated (see Tip) 2 tablespoons freshly grated orange or Meyer lemon zest 1/3 cup fresh orange or Meyer lemon juice 5 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger, divided 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour […]

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Stuffed Zucchini with Chicken Sausage

Ingredients: 4 medium sized zucchinis, ends trimmed 3 tablespoons True Olive Connection Tuscan Herb Olive Oil 2 links Italian-style chicken sausage, casings removed 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes (optional) salt and ground black pepper to taste 1/2 sweet onion (such as Vidalia or Maui), chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole […]

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