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Autumn Barley Salad

Autumn Barley Salad
  • 1 cup pearled barley
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced and divided
  • 1 tablespoon F. Oliver’s mulling spices (wrapped in cheesecloth & tied)
  • salt, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons F. Oliver’s Sage with Wild Harvest Mushroom EVOO, divided 2 cups shitake mushrooms, sliced thinly
  • 1 medium sized apple, diced
  • 1 1⁄2 tablespoons F. Oliver’s Sunday Morning Maple Balsamic
  • Shaved fontina cheese, for serving
  1. In a medium sized saucepan add barley, onion, half of the garlic, mulling spices in cheesecloth bag, and a touch of salt, and cook according to package directions. Remove cheesecloth bag when barley is cooked.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 Tablespoon Sage with Wild Harvest Mushroom EVOO in small sauté pan. Add garlic and mushrooms; sauté until cooked through and season to taste with salt. Stir in diced apples, cover, and remove from heat.
  3. Place Sunday Morning Maple Balsamic Vinegar in the bottom of a small bowl, slowly drizzle in remaining Sage with Wild Harvest Mushroom EVOO, and season to taste.
  4. In another bowl, add barley and mushroom mixtures and fold together. Drizzle vinaigrette over and fold to coat. Top with shaved cheese and enjoy at room temperature, cold, or warmed.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Medley

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Medley
Serves: 6-8
  • 1 ½ lbs fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 3 medium or 4 small sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup F. Oliver’s Mediterranean Cassis Balsamic Vinegar
  • ¼ cup F. Oliver’s Sage with Wild Harvest Mushroom EVOO
  • 1 teaspoon F. Oliver’s Mulling Spices
  • ¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • Salt & pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Peel & cut sweet potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Place in large bowl. Cut Brussels sprouts in half & add to bowl. Add EVOO to the vegetables, season with salt and pepper & toss to coat. Roast for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add balsamic vinegar & mulling spices to a small saucepan. Bring to boil over high heat, reduce to low & let simmer until reduced by half, about 10 minutes.
  3. Place vegetables in a serving dish, sprinkle with pumpkin seeds & drizzle with balsamic reduction.