Gourmet olive oil is often associated with quality bread and pasta recipes. Does this mean that those on gluten free diets cannot benefit from the richness of gourmet extra virgin olive oil has to offer? Certainly now. Here are 5 gluten free recipes that use gourmet olive oil.
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The actress Jennifer Esposito shared her recipe for wheat free, gluten free flatbread that contained coconut flours and cassava. The ingredients include: extra virgin olive oil, tapioca starch, cassava flour, coconut flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, dry parsley, garlic powder, garlic salt, chia seeds, honey and baking soda. You may vary the amounts to suit your taste and preference. You are required to heat the pizza stone to 400°F then add the chia seeds to warm water in a small bowl. Combine warm water, oil and honey in one bowl and in another, mix all dry ingredients present. Before adding the chia seeds mixture to the bowl, mix the wet mixture and the dry mixture. Add the baking soda until it starts to bubble after which you will have good dough. Wrap it with parchment paper and place in the oven.
2. Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
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Nigella shared the recipe for chocolate olive oil cake with gluten free recipes. The ingredients are extra virgin olive oil, boiling water, good vanilla extract, ground almonds, baking soda, salt, caster sugar and eggs. The amounts may be varied to suit desired taste. The procedure involves whisking cocoa powder in boiling water, followed by whisking vanilla extract and combining almonds and baking soda in a container. Mix sugar, olive oil and eggs, and add to the cocoa mixture. Bake the mixture for 40 minutes and 10 minutes on wire rack.
3. Banana, Date and Olive Oil Bread
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Banana, date and olive oil bread is prepared using: chopped dates, boiling water, baking soda, over-ripe mashed bananas, olive oil from gourmet olive oil baskets, vanilla extract, lemon zest, eggs, sugar, brown rice flour, baking powder, sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Put chopped dates, water and baking soda to a bowl. Mix mashed bananas, olive oil, vanilla, zest, eggs and sugar then pour to all liquids while stirring. Bake for about 70 minutes and allow cooling on wire rack.
4. Garlic, Olive Oil and Herb Spaghetti
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Garlic, olive oil and herb spaghetti is prepared using spaghetti pasta, olive oil from gourmet olive oil baskets, minced garlic, red pepper, minced Italian parsley, minced basil leaves, and Parmesan Cheese. The procedure involves boiling salted water, adding olive oil and cooking the spaghetti. To prepare sauce, add garlic, red pepper in skillet and cook, then add pasta and pasta water with garlic infused olive oil and add parsley. Season with salt and pepper and add Parmesan cheese.
5. Lemon Drizzle Slices
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The lemon drizzle slices have the following ingredients: olive oil, caster sugar, ground almonds, polenta, baking powder, eggs, lemon zest and juice and icing sugar. The method is to preheat oven to 180°C while mixing sugar and olive oil. Mix almonds, cornmeal and baking powder. Add lemon zest to the combination of olive oil and sugar bowl, then pour into a bowl and bake for 40 minutes. Make icing by mixing icing sugar and lemon juice, and pour it onto the top of the cool cake.
These are some of the gluten free recipes you can consider for a healthy experience. Check out our website at www.gourmetoliveoilrecipes.com to see how we can take you on a high-end culinary journey.