Category: MY GREEK

TOMATO WALNUT TAPENADE

TOMATO WALNUT TAPENADE Sun-dried tomatoes, walnuts and Kalamata olives are the center of this tomato based tapenade. Rich. Smooth but textured. Potent and subtle at the same time.  A great tapenade for home entertainment or restaurant appetizer! Makes 4-1/2 cups

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KALAMATA RED GRAVY

KALAMATA RED GRAVY Greek olives, beets, onion soup mix, extra virgin olive oil and spices combine to create a light, salty, savory gravy that everybody will love – vegans and animal-eaters alike! Makes about 4 cups

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CAPONATA BABAGANOUSH

CAPONATA BABAGANOUSH Roasted eggplant combined with a mushroom, red wine and garlic reduction. Finished with toasted sesame seed, tomato and Gia Russa Balsamic glaze! Served with grilled pita bread and/or sliced French baguette and sides of capers and/or chopped Kalamata olive! Makes 3-1/2 cups

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TAPENADE MOUSSE

TAPENADE MOUSSE Kalamata olives, fresh garlic and onion processed till mealy, then combined with dairy-free cream cheese till smooth and mousse-like. Served with a ‘cutting board’ whole grain bread cut into chunks! Rustic and elegant – a perfect match! Makes 2 cups

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GREEK HUMMUS WRAPS

GREEK HUMMUS WRAPS Greek-style hummus spread on a charred flour tortilla. Topped with hearts of romaine lettuce, English cucumber slices, Kalamata olives and fresh cracked pepper, then wrapped and rolled! Makes as many as you want

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GREEK OLIVE PESTO PENNE

GREEK OLIVE PESTO PENNE A Kalamata olive and walnut pesto with fresh basil, garlic, coriander, allspice and apple cider. Tossed with whole grain penne pasta, sauteed mushrooms and kale. Topped with marinated tomatoes. Rich in flavors and texture! I can’t stop eating it! Even tastes good at room temperature or cold the next day! Serves…

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GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD

GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD The Greeks know more than any other culture the taste of the ‘game’ (the lamb) in the Kalamata olive. Pungent sweet, salty, acrid, fatty, chewy and tender at the same time. It’s all there – in a plant. Red and green grapes, cantaloupe, apple, pecans enveloped in the perfect sauce that…

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BROWN KALAMATA OLIVE GRAVY

BROWN KALAMATA OLIVE GRAVY Made with refried beans, coconut milk, Kalamata olive, and tomato and green chili sauce. Seasoned with fresh garlic, coriander and thyme. So many wonderful gravies waiting to be discovered in the absence of the animal traditionally used to make all gravies essentially the same. Watch out world we’re coming on through!…

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WALNUT HUMMUS

WALNUT HUMMUS with garlic, rosemary and tarragon! Topped with cracked pepper, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and served with pan-fried flour tortillas! Makes 1-¾ cups

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