The Spicy Olive’s Tender Pie Crust

The holidays are upon us! Make a fantastically tender, butter-free pie crust that is perfectly suited for all your pies this season!
Think savory Mushroom-Sage Infused Olive Oil for your next quiche crust like the one used in our Roasted Asparagus Quiche pictured, or use for a Turkey Pot Pie to use your leftover turkey, or try our Butter Infused Olive Oil for a gorgeous pecan pie crust!
Recipe courtesy of Veronica Foods

The Spicy Olive’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps make a special appetizer, lunch or even a meal when served with rice or a stir fry recipe.

These wraps can also be packed for lunch, place the filling in a container with a lid and place the clean lettuce leaves in a zip lock bag and put together for a delicious, healthy and gluten free lunch!

The Spicy Olive’s Bacon Meatloaf

BACON CHEDDAR MEATLOAF
A delicious week night dinner option to make for your family! The Harissa olive oil and Neapolitan Herb balsamic add lots of flavor and the addition of bacon makes it wonderful!

The Spicy Olive’s Rigatoni with Sausage

RIGATONI WITH SAUSAGE- a special dinner everyone is sure to enjoy!

Spicy Oliv'es Baklouti Green Chili Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

The Spicy Olive’s Baklouti Green Chili Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Check out these Baklouti Green Chili Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas!!! YUM

The Spicy Olive’s Basil Pesto

Do you have a lot of fresh basil in your garden this summer? Here is the perfect way to enjoy it-make a homemade batch of fresh Basil Pesto!

The Spicy Olive’s Filet Mignon With Cream Sauce and Mushrooms

FILET MIGNON WITH CREAM SAUCE & MUSHROOMS
 A Steak House worthy steak dinner you can make it home! Perfect for celebratory dinners like anniversaries or even Father’s Day!

The Spicy Olive’s Caramelized Pork Tenderloin

THE SPICY OLIVE’S CARAMELIZED PORK TENDERLOIN
1 – (2 to 2.5lbs) of pork tenderloin
2 teaspoons of salt
½ teaspoon of paprika
½ teaspoon of The Spicy Olive’s Baklouti Fused Olive Oil
1 tablespoon of The Spicy Olive’s Portuguese Chiquitita EVOO or other Medium to Mild Single Varietal olive oil
3 tablespoons of The Spicy Olive’s Lavender Dark Balsamic Vinegar this would be delicious with any of our dark balsamics!
4 to 6 slices of bacon
1/3 cup of honey
2 tablespoons of mustard
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine salt and paprika in a small bowl. Rub the entire mixture on the pork tenderloin and wrap with bacon stripes, secure sides with toothpicks. In a large skillet heat Baklouti Fused Oil and Chiquitita over medium high heat, place tenderloin in skillet and let the sides seal.
In a small bowl combine the Balsamic Vinegar, honey and mustard and generously brush over the top of the tenderloin. Cook on skillet for 10-15 minutes while the Balsamic mixture gets caramelized. Transfer the tenderloin onto a foiled covered baking sheet, wrap with aluminum foil,   place in oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to rest so juices can redistribute into the meat. Remove toothpicks, slice and serve.
The Spicy Olive's Tropical Chicken Salad

The Spicy Olive’s Tropical Grilled Chicken Salad

TROPICAL GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 cups chopped romaine – or green leaf lettuce
¼ cup cherry tomatoes – halved
¼ red onion – chopped
1 large avocados – sliced diced into small pieces
1 whole pineapple cut into rings – can use canned pineapple rings
½ tablespoon The Spicy Olive’s Melgarejo Picual EVOO (single Varietal olive oil from Spain)
cilantro – roughly chopped
Marinade for Chicken
½ cup of soy sauce
½ cup of The Spicy Olive’s Golden Pineapple white Balsamic Vinegar
1 tablespoon The Spicy Olive’s Basil Infused Olive Oil
1 can of cola soda
1 tablespoon of mustard (our Roasted Garlic and Champagne Mustard would work here!)
Whisk together – place chicken in a Ziploc bag with marinade, allow chicken to marinade for at least 2-3 hrs. Best overnight.
Salad Dressing
⅓ cup The Spicy Olive’s A Premium or Golden Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar
⅓ cup The Spicy Olive’s Melgarejo Picual EVOO
whisked together
Preheat grill 350 degrees F.
Remove chicken from marinade and place on hot grill, cook approx. 10-12 minutes on each side -until chicken is fully cooked. Cut chicken into slices and set aside. Brush EVOO on the pineapple rings and place on grill – grill for 2-3 minutes on each side.
Prepare salad – place chopped romaine lettuce or lettuce as your choice on a plate, top with red onions, chicken, grilled pineapple, avocado, cherry tomatoes, garnish with cilantro. Add dressing and serve.
The Spicy Olive's Steak Fajitas

The Spicy Olive’s Steak Fajitas


SPICY STEAK FAJITAS
1 1/2 pounds flat iron steak
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
3 cloves garlic, minced
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 1/2 tablespoons The Spicy Olive’s Baklouti Green Chili Fused Olive Oil, divided
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 red onion, cut into wedges
1 pack of wheat flour tortillas
Mortar and Pestle Cuatro Taco seasoning blend
(optional – add lettuce to the wrap)
Preheat grill to medium high heat.
In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Season steak 2 teaspoons Mortar and Pestle Cuatro Taco seasoning mixture.
Coat the grill with the Baklouti Fused Olive Oil, add steak to grill, and cook, flipping once (5-7) minutes per side Let rest 5 minutes.
Season bell peppers and onion with remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons Baklouti Fused Olive Oil; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Add bell peppers and onion to grill, and cook, turning occasionally, until charred and tender, about 6-8 minutes.
Thinly slice steak against the grain and slice. Toss together steak strips with sliced bell peppers and onions. Warm tortilla until soft, add meat, peppers and lettuce and serve. Optional – add guacamole and sour cream.