It's Salad Time: Top 5 Olive Oils to Elevate Your Greens and Much More

May 17, 2024 2 min read

It's Salad Time: Top 5 Olive Oils to Elevate Your Greens and Much More

Ah, springtime. The birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the farmers' markets are bursting with fresh greens. It's the perfect time to revamp your kitchen game with some of our finest olive oils.

Let’s dive into our top five picks and how they can transform your meals from mundane to magnificent.

1. Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Garlic makes everything better. Seriously. Our Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is like a secret weapon in the kitchen.

Here are a few ways to use it:

  • Drizzle over a spinach and tomato salad for a burst of garlicky goodness.
  • Make the best garlic bread ever by brushing it on baguette slices before toasting.
  • Marinate chicken or shrimp before grilling for a flavor-packed meal.
  • Toss with roasted vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and Brussels sprouts for an extra kick.

2. Meyer Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Lemons and salads go together like... well, lemons and salads. Our Meyer Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil adds a bright, citrusy zing to any dish.

Here are some ideas:

  • Toss with arugula, goat cheese, and walnuts for a refreshing, tangy delight.
  • Mix into pancake batter for a citrusy twist at breakfast.
  • Drizzle over grilled asparagus or green beans for a simple, delicious side.
  • Blend into homemade hummus for a zesty, lemony flavor.

3. Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil
If you love pesto, you’ll adore our Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It’s like summer in a bottle.

Try these uses:

  • Add to a Caprese salad with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil leaves.
  • Use as a marinade for chicken or fish to infuse them with basil goodness.
  • Drizzle over fresh pasta or risotto for an instant flavor boost.
  • Mix into homemade pizza dough or brush on the crust for extra basil flavor.

4. Black Truffle, Garlic, and Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil
This one’s for the fancy food lovers. Our Black Truffle, Garlic, and Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil is decadence defined.

Try it in these ways:

  • Drizzle over a simple mixed greens salad and suddenly you’re dining at a five-star restaurant.
  • Add to mashed potatoes for a luxurious, truffle-infused side dish.
  • Toss with popcorn for an elegant, gourmet snack.
  • Finish a risotto or pasta dish with a splash for rich, indulgent flavor.

5. Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Plain)
Sometimes, simplicity is key. Our Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil is perfect for letting your fresh greens shine.

Here’s how to use it:

  • Dress a classic Greek salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, and feta.
  • Dip crusty bread in it for a pure, unadulterated bliss.
  • Brush on grilled vegetables like zucchini, eggplant, and peppers.
  • Use in a homemade vinaigrette with balsamic vinegar, mustard, and honey for a versatile salad dressing.

So, head to your local farmers' market, grab those fresh greens, and let our top-notch olive oils take your salads to the next level. Because life's too short for boring salads. Happy drizzling!

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