Olive~Me & Co’s Shredded Beet & Carrot Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 large beetroot – raw, peeled, shredded
  • 1 large carrot – large, peeled, shredded
  • 5 walnuts – gently toasted and chopped
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley – roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Olive~Me & Co Black Walnut Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Olive~Me & Co Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • dash cayenne (if you want to heat this up a little)

Instructions:

  1. lightly toast the chopped walnuts over a medium heat, stirring often (about 4 minutes)
  2. place all of the ingredients into a bowl and toss lightly.
  3. chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Note: You can swap out the walnuts for pistachios – and the Black Walnut Balsamic for Olive~Me & Co’s Pistachio Balsamic Vinegar.

Olive~Me & Co.’s Roasted Red Pepper, Pomegranate and Walnut Dip

Olive~Me & Co.’s Roasted Red Pepper, Pomegranate and Walnut Dip

 

Ingredients

  • 3 roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Olive~Me & Co.’s Pomegranate or Black Walnut Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 tablespoon Olive~Me & Co.’s Thai Chili or Hot Pepper EVOO, plus 1 teaspoon for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, for garnish
  • Pomegranate seeds, for garnish (optional)

 

Directions

  1. Combine red peppers, walnuts, bread crumbs, garlic, pomegranate balsamic, lemon juice and cumin in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth, and scrape sides as needed.
  2. Slowly pour in 4 tablespoons olive oil, while the machine is running. Blend until smooth. Season with salt.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl.  Garnish with the remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil, parsley and pomegranate seeds, if desired.

 

Flavours Note: If you don’t have our Pomegranate Balsamic of Thai Chili Olive Oil, get creative with other flavour combinations! Cherry & Mushroom, Blueberry & Meyer Lemon, Pistachio & Roasted Garlic, Mango & Jalapeno, Strawberry & Basil.. etc