Olive Oil Recipes

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Olive Oil Cranberry Bundt Cake

Rating: 4.58 stars
My favorite Bundt cake. Light and moist, absolutely delicious! Also good with blueberries. If using blueberries, omit cinnamon and cloves.

Olive Oil-Poached Tuna

Rating: 4.57 stars
You're perfectly happy eating regular canned tuna until the day you taste the imported, olive oil-packed tuna and realize exactly what you've been missing. You tell people that there's nothing better, but that's not entirely true. There's this. By gently poaching fresh ahi tuna in olive oil, you can create a tuna fish of exceptional quality. The taste and texture are amazing, and you can adapt this in many ways. Besides switching up herbs and seasonings, you can cook the fish to a wide range of doneness.

Easy Olive Oil, Tomato, and Basil Pasta

Rating: 4.4 stars
This is a great pasta that can be eaten at room temperature or as a cold salad. Instant, sophisticated meal or side dish! And colorful, too. Any type of twisty or unusually shaped pasta works well.

Blood Orange Yogurt Olive Oil Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars
Wonderful use for blood oranges in the winter. Plus, the cake is moist and requires no butter and very little processed sugar. It's delicious with or without the glaze.

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Rating: 4.73 stars
Butternut squash is so good on its own, that barely any seasoning is needed. This recipe is so simple and easy.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Rating: 4.69 stars
No two spaghetti aglio e olio recipes are alike, but this one is pretty true to the classic method. The key is slowly toasting the garlic slices to a perfect golden-brown in the olive oil. If it's too light, you don't get the full flavor and if it's too dark it gets bitter. My advice? Do it perfectly.

Air Fryer Potato Wedges

Rating: 4.85 stars
Perfectly crisp and seasoned potato wedges straight out of your air fryer. It doesn't get any easier than this!

Roasted Baby Potatoes

Rating: 4 stars
Quick and easy recipe for roasted baby potatoes. Bake them at the same time as you cook your main dish! Can also be used as a quick appetizer! These were so good you don't even need butter or salt to taste. Made the mistake of having them done before the main dish and they were almost all gone by the time dinner started!

Easy Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.65 stars
Make this easy marinade from ingredients you have around the house.

Bread Dipping Oil

Rating: 4.69 stars
A delicious oil mixture to dip chunks of Italian or French bread into.

Simple Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 4.5 stars
No bells and whistles with this one, just delicious sprouts with crispy brown edges and soft insides. I've got a 10-quart fryer so if the sprouts look crowded in your basket, make two batches. Just place in a 170 degree F oven to keep warm.

Air Fryer Roasted Garlic

Rating: 4.67 stars
Roasted garlic adds so much flavor to all dishes. Now it's super easy to make in an air fryer. Once roasted, the cloves easily pop out of their paper casings and are soft as butter. Try spreading on crusty bread or crackers, or use for garlic toast.

Inspiration and Ideas

Homemade Phyllo (or Filo) Dough
Rating: Unrated
I'm no expert at making phyllo dough, but the good news is, despite that, I still managed to achieve some fairly excellent results, and suspect you will as well. And it's way more fun than buying it frozen from the store.

Spanish Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

Rating: 4.64 stars

Every Spanish restaurant serves this dish of shrimp cloaked in garlic-infused olive oil with smoky hints of paprika and a touch of sweetness from sherry. Make sure you have all your ingredients together before you head to the stove since, start to finish, this cooks in mere minutes. It's great for a tapas party, since you can prep everything ahead of time. Just spoon the shrimp and sauce over toasted bread and sprinkle more cayenne and parsley on top to enjoy.