Tomato Salad

Ingredients:   2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes halved 10 large basil leaves, roughly chopped 3 tablespoons Wagco Traditional Balsmaic Vinegar try with Wagco Black Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar 3 tablespoons Wagco Favalosa Olive Oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Preparation: Cut all of your grape or cherry tomatoes in half and place…

Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Wagco Favalosa Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Wagco Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Try with Neapolitan Herb Balsamic Vinegar 2 small-to-medium cloves garlic, pressed or minced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 ripe avocado, pitted and sliced or diced 4 cucumbers , thinly sliced Preparation:   In a medium bowl, whisk…

Bacon Mozzarella Sticks

Ingredients: 12 sticks string cheese 12 slices bacon 2 tsp. Wagco Italian seasoning Marinara, for serving Homemade Marinara: 1 large can whole peeled tomatoes 2 tbsps Wagco Favalosa Olive Oil 2 tbsps Wagco Sweet Italian Sausage Seasoning Preparation: Unwrap string cheese and place on a plate or small baking sheet. Freeze until solid, 4 hours…

Balsamic Grilled Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 pounds baby potatoes, halved length-wise 2 tbsps Wagco Traditional Balsamic Try with Wagco Red Apple, or Neapolitan Herb Balsamic 1 tbsp Wagco Favalosa Olive Oil Try with Wagco Tuscan Herb, Butter, Garlic, or Rosemary Olive Oil 2 tbsps onion powder salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsps butter, cut into chunks Preparation: Preheat…

Olive Oil Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients: 5 pounds large Yukon Gold potatoes 3 tablespoons Wagco Extra-Virgin Olive Oil About 1/2 tbsp. sea salt Preparation: Peel potatoes and cut into 1 1/2-in. cubes. Put in a large bowl, cover with cold water, and refrigerate overnight.   Preheat oven to 475°. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil…

Bread Dipping Oil

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Wagco Favalosa Extra Virgin Olive Oil Try with Wagco Tuscan Herb or Butter Olive Oil 1 teaspoon each chopped fresh rosemary, flat-leaf parsley, and oregano 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine. Serve with…

Bacon Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients:   2 slices bacon, cut into 1/4-inch dice 1 small shallot, minced 1-1/2 Tbs. Wagco Traditional Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp. Dijon mustard 3 Tbs. Wagco Garlic Olive Oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation: In a small (1-quart) saucepan over medium heat, cook the bacon, stirring occasionally,…

Honey Ginger Dressing

Ingredients:  ¼ teaspoon Wagco Organic Red Pepper Flakes 1 garlic clove, finely grated ¼ cup Wagco Honey Ginger Balsamic Vinegar ¼ cup whole-milk Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons Wagco Favalosa Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon kosher salt Preparation: Mix red pepper flakes, garlic, vinegar, yogurt, oil, honey, and salt in a pint-sized…

Veggie Salad

Ingredients: Vegetables 1 small kabocha or acorn squash (2–3 lb.) 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 4 tsp. honey 3 Tbsp. Wagco Favalosa Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, divided Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 8 oz. brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 2 sprigs thyme 1 sprig rosemary 1 garlic clove, lightly crushed 2 Tbsp. Wagco…

Sweet Potato Hummus

*GLUTEN FREE FRIENDLY* Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato (about 1½ pounds), peeled, cut into large pieces (about 3 cups) 2 garlic cloves, smashed Wagco Favalosa Extra Virgin Olive oil 3 tablespoons pure tahini or tahini butter 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus more 1 lime, halved Preparation:   Place a rack in upper third of oven…