Olive Recipes

Tracy Dennis
Chicken, Red Pepper and Olive Cacciatore

Chicken, Red Pepper and Olive Cacciatore

This summery Italian one-pot is easy to make and freezes brilliantly, plus, it's gluten free. The recipe is easily halved if you only want to serve 3-4 people. Ingredients12 chicken thighs or drumsticks (a mix) Telegraph Hill Extra Virgin olive oil for frying2 onions, finely chopped4 cloves garlic, crushed800g vine tomatoes, peeled and chopped, or 2 x 400g tin tomatoes2 red peppers, seeded and sliced2 sprigs rosemary, needles chopped300ml red wine120g pitted Telegraph Hill Kalamata olives, drained and halvedHandful of basil leavesMethod1. Season the chicken pieces all over. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large shallow casserole or...

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Tracy Dennis
Mini Herb, Olive and Buttermilk Cornbreads

Mini Herb, Olive and Buttermilk Cornbreads

  Mini herb, green olive and buttermilk cornbreads, they're really easy to make, are ready in under an hour but look really impressive. Ingredients25g melted butter, plus extra for greasing200g plain flour 100g cornmeal or polenta baking powder 2 tsp½ tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 284ml buttermilk 2 eggs, beaten with a fork75g Grated Gruyère Cheese50g pitted Telegraph Hill Traditional Olives, roughly chopped4 tbsp mixed herbs (such as basil, parsley and dill) Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and butter the mini loaf tins. Mix the flour, polenta, baking powder, salt and sugar. In another bowl or jug, whisk...

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Tracy Dennis
Steak, Tomato & Olive Salad

Steak, Tomato & Olive Salad

Looking for a simple midweek meal? Try this super succulent steak, tomato and olive salad. It's quick, easy and full of flavour. Gluten Free. Ingredients2 Sirloin Steak, trimmed of any fat1tsp Smoked PaprikaTelegraph Hill Extra Virgin Olive Oil½ small red onion, sliced into half moons200g baby plum tomatoes, halved10 Telegraph Hill Kalamata black olives, pitted and halvedSmall bunch of flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped1 Tbsp Telegraph Hill Cabernet Drizzle To serveCrusty bread Method1. Rub the steaks on both sides with half the paprika and 1 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.2. Season and sear the steak in a hot pan for...

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Chicken tray bake with Lemon, Olives and Orzo

Chicken tray bake with Lemon, Olives and Orzo

  This chicken tray bake with lemon, olives and orzo is a great midweek meal for all the family. It's super simple. Ingredients1 Red onion, cut into wedges12 whole chicken thighs 1 lemon, cut into 6 wedges200ml white wine or chicken stock 300g Orzo Small bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped24 Telegraph Hill Traditional Olives, pitted and quartered Method  Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the red onion in the bottom of a roasting tin. Season, then sit the chicken thighs on top. Squeeze over the lemon wedges and then tuck them in around the chicken. Pour around the wine...

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