Add a Little Spice to Your Diet: How to Use Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
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Olive oil has been the backbone of a balanced diet for centuries, and for good reason. This dietary fat is not only a versatile cooking ingredient but it's packed with vitamins, minerals, and health benefits. At Texana Brands, we’re known for producing some of the highest-quality olive oils that capture the unique flavors of our Texas heritage. And our jalapeno infused olive oil is no exception!
With ingredients like fresh, home-grown jalapenos and 100% pure extra virgin olive oil, you can add a delicious kick to your favorite dish without sacrificing nutrition or taste!
In this blog post, our Texana Brands team will discuss:
- What infused olive oil is
- What jalapeno infused olive oil is
- Delicious ways to use your Texana Brands jalapeno olive oil
- Cooking and baking with jalapeno infused olive oil
- Finishing your favorite dishes with jalapeno infused olive oil
- Where to buy
Table of Contents:
- What is Infused Olive Oil?
- Why Choose Infused Olive Oil?
- What is Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil?
- 5 Delicious Uses for Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
- Cooking with Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
- Baking with Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
- Finishing Your Favorite Dishes with Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
- Where to Buy
People Also Ask:
How do you use infused olive oil?
Infused olive oil is the perfect addition to any dish! Try it in salad dressings, roasted meats, steamed or grilled vegetables, and even soups. Infused olive oil also makes for a delicious dip for any toasted bread and can easily pair well with your favorite glass of wine.
How do you store infused olive oil?
Always keep your olive oil, weather infused or not, away from light and heat. You can store it in your pantry or refrigerator.
What is Infused Olive Oil?
Infused olive oil is simply olive oil that’s flavored with fresh herbs, spices, or other ingredients. The most common type of infused olive oil is garlic infused olive oil, but you can find all sorts of varieties on the market these days.
Some of the most popular infused flavors include fresh jalapeno, zesty lemon, country herb, smokey mesquite, hatch chile, cajun heat, and spicy sriracha.
Why Choose Infused Olive Oil?
If you enjoy cooking with olive oil, then you'll love how infused olive oils can add an extra bit of zest to your dishes. Whether you're using them for sautéing vegetables or drizzling over a salad, these oils can take your culinary creations to the next level.
And if you're looking for a healthy cooking option, you'll be glad to know that olive oil is packed with antioxidants and healthy, natural fats.
What is Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil?
Jalapeno infused olive oil is, quite simply, olive oil infused with fresh jalapenos. It is a popular ingredient in both Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine.
The jalapeno flavor is strong but not overpowering. Think of a bright, green bell pepper taste with a bit of a spicy kick!
5 Delicious Uses for Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
If you're looking for some inspiration on how to use jalapeno infused olive oil, look no further!
Here are five delicious ways to add this flavorful oil to your cooking:
- Spicy Popcorn: Pop some popcorn the old fashioned way on the stovetop and then drizzle with jalapeno infused olive oil for a spicy and satisfying snack.
- Jalapeno Mayo: Mix equal parts jalapeno infused olive oil with regular mayonnaise to create a zesty spread for sandwiches or burgers.
- Deviled Eggs: Kick up your deviled eggs by adding a few drops of jalapeno infused olive oil to the yolk mixture before spooning it into the egg white halves.
- Roasted Potatoes: Toss diced potatoes with jalapeno infused olive oil and roast in a 400 degree oven until crispy and golden brown.
- Cheese Plate: Add a little zing to your next cheese plate by drizzling jalapeno infused olive oil over the top. It's especially delicious with sharp cheddar or Parmesan cheese.
Cooking with Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
One of the most common ways to use jalapeno infused olive oil is in cooking. This type of olive oil can be used when sautéing vegetables or meats, making a flavorful stir-fry, or even as a healthy and delicious alternative to butter or other oils when baking.
Jalapeno infused olive oil can also be used to spice up your favorite pasta dish or salad. Simply drizzle the desired amount over your dish and enjoy!
Baking with Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
Another great way to use jalapeno infused olive oil is in baking. You can even use your Texana Brands jalapeno infused olive oil as a replacement for butter, giving your breads or muffin recipes a fresh new kick!
Finishing Your Favorite Dishes with Jalapeno Infused Olive Oil
Jalapeno infused olive oil can also be used as a finishing oil. This means that it can be drizzled over cooked meats or vegetables, added to soup or chili, or even used as a dipping oil for bread.
Finishing oils are a great way to add a burst of flavor to any dish. And what’s more exciting than a little bit of spice?
Where to Buy
Are you looking to buy your very own bottle of signature Texana Brands jalapeno infused olive oil? You can find our entire product line at your local Brookshire’s or Fresh by Brookeshire’s!
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Jalapeno infused olive oil is a versatile and flavorful addition to any kitchen pantry. Whether you’re looking to add some spice to your cooking, bake with something different, or just finish off a dish with something special, jalapeno infused olive oil is an excellent choice.