Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with UP EVOO and Delizia Peppers

There are very few ingredients required to make hummus.  In light of this, it's imperative that the handful of ingredients used be of the highest quality available especially where the olive oil is concerned. This, and only this, is the secret to amazing hummus.And while it's hard to imagine getting tired of great hummus, if you'd like a little change of pace, try this exceedingly delicious and easy rendition that includes heart healthy roasted red peppers marinated in UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Ingredients1 jar Roasted Red Peppers, drained2 - 15 oz. cans garbanzo beans, drained2 cloves garlic1 teaspoon ground...

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Olive Oil Pastry 1 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Pastry  Flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/3 cup UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil3 to 4 tablespoons waterEmpanada Filling 1 pound ground beef or turkey1 large yellow onion, finely minced2 cloves garlic minced2 tablespoons UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil, or infused Olive Oil made with UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 jar Delizia Roasted Red Peppers in UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil, drained and coarsely chopped1 teaspoon dried oregano1 /2 cup shredded Asiago cheeseSea salt & fresh ground pepper to taste1 egg beaten To make the filling, heat olive oil of choice in a large...

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"Smashed" Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes With Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Here's a recipe that's as easy as Sunday morning.  There are only four ingredients necessary, and the results are heavenly!Amanda's Garlic "Smashed Potatoes"2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon sea saltfresh cracked pepper to taste1/3 cup Garlic Extra Virgin Olive OilPreheat the oven to 400.  Cover the potatoes with water and add one tablespoon of sea salt.  Bring to a full boil and cook for approximately 7 minutes or until the potatoes are tender but not mushy when pierced with the tip of a knife.  Drain the potatoes thoroughly.  Rub a sheet pan liberally with garlic olive oil. ...

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