On their own, laid simply on a crispy bruschetta, or paired with other ingredients, our Sardines in Olive Oil are a delight for the palate. They can lend personality to quick dishes, like salads or a pasta dishes, or add the finishing touch to more complex, sophisticated meals. Here are a few ideas to get you inspired.
Crostini with Sardines in Olive Oil and Zucchini. A straightforward dish for those improvised aperitifs and to end the day in full flavor. It only takes a few ingredients and a few minutes to make. Wash the zucchini, then slice into thin strips and grill or roast in a pan. Meanwhile, toast the sliced bread, cut the mozzarella into small cubes and slightly drain the sardines. Got your ingredients ready? We just need to assemble them: take a slice of toast, add mozzarella on top, then grilled zucchini and then our Sardines and then ... buon appetito!
Citrus fruit Risotto with Sardines in Olive Oil. A main course that is the fruit of a truly unique combination. Heat 50 grams of sardines in 4 tablespoons of our Pure Olive Oil until they soften, then add the rice, toasting it over a high heat. Pour in the white wine and let it evaporate, then start cooking the risotto by adding the vegetable stock a little at a time. After 15-17 minutes, the risotto will be ready. Add a drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Delicato for a velvety texture along with the lemon and orange zest. Finally, garnish with thin citrus fruit slices and some Sardines.
Pizza with Olives, onions, capers and Sardines in Olive Oil. A delicious recipe that's a little different to traditional pizza, but perfect for any occasion. Make the pizza base by kneading 500 g of wholemeal flour with 30 g of natural yeast, water, milk, Extra Virgin Olive oil and salt. Let the dough rise for about 3 hours, then roll it out into a baking tray and cover with Basil Tomato Sauce , Pitted Olives, capers, thinly sliced onions and our Sardines in Olive Oil, previously chopped. Sprinkle with some oregano and finely sliced fresh green chili peppers. Bake for about 30 minutes.