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10 ways to use Omnivore Sicilia

One of the most frequent question customers ask is: What is the best way to cook with Sicilia? 

Here you have 7 tips on how to cook with our concentrated condiment, posted by our friends from Garibaldi Goods.

omnivore sicilia is a gourmet, organic, sugar free condiment with balsamic vinegar, ancho pepper

The consistency of thin tomato paste, this sauce is a reduced blend of tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, fennel, spices, and chile. It's got a kick to it -- as much a flavor enhancer as a stand-alone condiment. Use it anywhere you might need an extra boost of umami or an echo of heat. 

The savory-sweetness of balsamic vinegar, and fruity tomatoes reflects the agrodolce flavor profile present in so many Sicilian dishes. Chili and garlic make it adaptable to almost and cuisine and it can be thinned with the addition of olive oil. We find new uses for it every day, and while a little goes a long way we tend to throw it into almost everything. Here are our 10 favorite ways to use Omnivore Sicilia:

    1. Sautéed into soffritto as a base for braises, soups, and hearty bean stews
    2. Brushed over pie dough, layered with sliced vegetables in a savory galette
    3. Tossed with cubes of tofu and eggplant before grilling
    4. Spooned over fried eggs and avocado toast
    5. Stirred into homemade tomato sauce
    6. Slathered over poultry and steak before roasting
    7. Folded into Greek yogurt as a dip for fresh vegetables
    8. Layered into a muffaletta, with olive tapenade, meat, cheese and veg
    9. Whisk with olive oil and red wine vinegar in a spicy vinaigrette

Fresh Roasted Garbanzo Beans with Omnivore Salt

If you want to make this simple recipe, delicious recipe ,but you don't have fresh garbanzo beans (or chickpeas), canned ones work well too.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 pound fresh garbanzo beans, shelled (or canned organic garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed)
1 teaspoon olive oil
Omnivore salt 

garbanzo beans with Omnivore Salt, organic, versatile gourmet seasoning

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Spread the shelled garbanzo beans onto a baking sheet. Pour the olive oil over the garbanzo beans and spread them around to coat. Sprinkle with Omnivore Salt.

Roast for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Yes...is that easy!!! Because Omnivore Salt is versatile and delicious..a few pinches will enhance the flavor of all your recipes!

 (Recipe curtesy of farm Fresh to You)

Kale chips with Omnivore Salt and Vulcano Ginger

If you like kale, this simple recipe from Farm Fresh to You is for you!

INGREDIENTS:

1 bunch kale (we used green, but any kale would work)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon Omnivore salt (available when you customize your box)
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast (optional)
Vulcano Ginger

 

kale chips with Omnivore Ginger and Omnivore Salt by Farm fresh to you

Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Thoroughly wash and dry your kale leaves. Remove the stems, tear the kale into pieces and place in a bowl.

Drizzle the olive oil over the top and toss to coat. Sprinkle the Omnivore salt  and nutritional yeast, if using, over the top. Toss again.

Spread the leaves onto a baking sheet and try not to overlap -- overlapping will result in soggy kale chips. Bake for up to 20 minutes, or until completely crisp. Serve immediately.

Pair them with Vulcano Ginger, for a spicy, exotic bite.

 

Blistered Padron Peppers with Omnivore Salt

This is an easy and delicious recipes from our friends of Farm Fresh To You. Did you know that you can customize their boxes with Omnivore Salt?

INGREDIENTS:

1 tablespoon high-heat oil (we used sesame)
1 pint Padron peppers (keep the stems on)
Omnivore Salt to taste

Padron Peppers from Farm Fresh to You with Omnivore Salt

Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over high heat until the oil is just about smoking.

Add the peppers to the pan and cook, tossing occasionally. Once the skins are blistered and the peppers are beginning to soften, about 10 minutes, remove from heat.

Transfer the peppers to a bowl and toss with our addicting Omnivore salt.

To eat, grab the pepper by the stem and bite right up to the top. Then you can discard the stem.

Do you want to add a little kick? Dip them in Vulcano Classic!