Peach Caprese Salad

The Spicy Olive’s Summer Peach Caprese

Recipe:
SUMMER PEACH CAPRESE SALAD
8 oz. good quality whole milk ricotta / or your choice of cheese
A large ripe peach, sliced
1/4 cup fresh torn basil leaves
2 tablespoons The Spicy Olive’s Ripe Peach White Balsamic
2 tablespoons The Spicy Olive’s  Picual or other Single varietal olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
Arrange the sliced peaches on a platter sandwiching one tablespoon of ricotta, and basil between the slices. Whisk the olive oil with the white balsamic vinegar and drizzle the peaches and ricotta with the dressing. Season with salt and pepper.
The SPicy Olive's Cucumber Salad

The Spicy Olive’s Summer Cucumber Salad

I love summer cucumber salads. This recipe has a Greek Salad inspiration to it. I also make Cucumber salads with The Spicy Olive’s Peach balsamic with a single varietal olive oil or our Basil olive oil.  ( Cucumbers, tomatoes and thinly sliced onion ) Simply delicious!
 Recipe:
CUCUMBER SUMMER SALAD
2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes – halved
1 medium red onion – sliced in halves
1/2 cup Oregano Vinaigrette
Crumbled Feta Cheese
Vinaigrette:
3/4 cup of Fused Lemon Olive Oil
1/4 cup The Spicy Olive’s Oregano White Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
Black pepper to taste
Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients until emulsified, toss in your cucumber, onions and tomatoes and serve.
Credit: Jojet Ortega-Veronica Foods
Spicy Olive Lavender Caprese Salad

The Spicy Olive’s Caprese Salad with Lavender Blasamic and Cilantro Pesto

Recipe:
The Spicy Olive’s Cilantro Pesto
1 large bunch fresh cilantro, stemmed, washed, and dried
2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
4 green onions, white portion only, chopped
1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded, ribs discarded, chopped (optional)
1/3 cup of The Spicy Olive’s Picual or other single varietal olive oil
Juice from 2 small limes, about 1 tablespoon
sea salt
fresh ground pepper to taste
1/4 cup of The Spicy Olive’s Lavender Balsamic
Fresh Basil
16 oz Fresh Mozzarella – sliced
Place all of the pesto ingredients into a blender or a food processor. Pulse until no large chunks remain, and the sauce is pureed. Taste and adjust seasoning.
Arrange the tomato slices, mozzarella, and basil. Drizzle Cilantro Pesto and Lavender Balsamic.

Spicy Olive Makes Peach Spinach Salad on Living Dayton

Fresh juicy, sweet peaches are one of my favorite things to enjoy in the summer! Here is a delicious salad that is so good you could serve it for dessert! Living Dayton invited me on this week to share this recipe!

The Spicy Olive’s Panzanella Salad

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The Spicy Olive’s Squash and Corn Salad

A delicious hot weather salad filled with the flavors of summer!

The Spicy Olive’s Greek Cobb Salad

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The Spicy Olive’s Chicken and Spinach Pomegranate Salad

A beautiful salad to look at, equally delicious to eat! This makes a great dinner for the hot days of summer ahead!

The Spicy Olive’s Taco Salad

A south of the border dinner option that is good anytime but especially for Cinco de Mayo!

Recommended salad dressing for the Taco Salad is our Serrano Honey vinegar mixed with our Persian Lime olive oil!

The Spicy Olive’s Greek Quinoa Salad

Here is a delicious take on a Greek Salad! The  Spicy Olive has several combinations that work great for a Greek salad dressing. Two of my favorites are Oregano white balsamic vinegar with Lemon olive oil or Neapolitan Herb balsamic with Milanese Gremolata olive oil.