Appetizers

Ed Lee’s Edamame Hummus

New York born Chef Edward Lee, who runs 601 Magnolia in Louisville Kentucky, was featured on Season 3 of Mind of a Chef, and made a great Edamame Hummus. We thought we would share this with you all, as it is a much simpler and different version than the edamame hummus we usually make in the Pristine Gourmet Kitchen. We are using canola in this recipe, for its strong floral flavours, that pair really nicely with the vegetal nature of our GMO free edamame. We are sending Chef Lee some of our oils, so he can see how good they are for himself. Ingredients 2 tablespoons Pristine Gourmet Pure...

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Pristine Gourmet Lentil Soup

Pristine Gourmet Lentil Soup

Just in time for winter, we love this hearty soup that can be a starter or act as a main. You can add a meat of your choice, for an even bigger protein hit; chicken, beef or lamb work quite nicely.       Ingredients:  – 1 1/4 cups red lentils – 1/2 cup white rice – 1/3 cup cold pressed soybean oil – 1 large yellow onion, chopped – 6 cups chicken or lamb stock (alternately a vegetable, for a vegan soup) – 2 tbsp ground cumin – 1 tbsp turmeric – 1 tbsp chili powder – 1 tbsp salt – cold pressed canola oil and lemon...

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Pristine Gourmet Hummus

Pristine Gourmet Hummus

Created by Joel Solish Ingredients: 1¼ cups of Pristine Gourmet dried chickpeas 1 tsp baking soda 6½ cups of water 1 cup tahini paste* 4 tbs fresh lemon juice 3-4 cloves garlic 6 tbs ice water Salt Pristine Gourmet Virgin Canola Oil (Optional)   Preparation: Soak chickpeas in water, overnight Drain and place in a saucepan on medium heat, adding the baking soda Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes Add the water and bring to a boil, skimming constantly through the cooking process, and discarding any skins that float to the top Cook the chickpeas for 20-40 minutes, until they are very...

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Pristine Gourmet Brushed Tomatoes

Brushed Tomatoes Ingredients: Tomatoes Pristine extra virgin soybean or canola oil Preparation: Slice tomatoes and drizzle with either Pristine extra virgin soybean or canola oil. Season with salt and pepper.

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Pristine Gourmet Boston Bruschetta Mix

Boston Bruschetta Mix Ingredients: Pristine Gourmet cold pressed extra virgin canola oil Diced tomato (no pulp) Chopped garlic Basil Preparation: Serve on choice of toasted baguettes or toasted cracker.  

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Pristine Gourmet Grilled Vegetable Starters

Pristine Gourmet Grilled Vegetable Starters

Grilled Vegetable Starters Ingredients: Sliced or skewered choice, firm vegetables Preparation: Brush with Pristine Gourmet extra virgin canola oil. Grill on pre-heated grill. Season with Summertime Herbs or brush with Honey Maple Glaze. Serve immediately to your guests.  

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