Appetizers

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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