Salads

Tomato Herb Dressing

Prep:  2 minutes Yield:  8 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. La Criolla Spanish Olive Oil 1 1/2 c. golden tomatoes, roasted 1 clove garlic 1/2  Tbsp La Criolla rosemary 1/2  Tbsp La Criolla basil 1/4 tsp La Criolla whole oregano 1 … Continue reading

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Watermelon Tomato Salad

Makes 8-10 servings Ingredients: 5 cups cubed seedless watermelon 1 pint cherry tomatoes, diced 1 small red onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. each La Criolla Whole Thyme, La Criolla Fruit Seasoning  2 Tbsp. each La Criolla Basil, La Criolla Parsley Lime Juice … Continue reading

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Everyone is lovin’ La Criolla

This week our new culinary interns stepped outside to sample our products on the street- and our neighbors were lovin’ La Criolla! Our After School Matters Interns were creating some of the healthiest and tastiest recipes with almost all La … Continue reading

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Summer never tasted so good

By: Jaclyn Webb The first day of summer arrived June 21 and we couldn’t be happier!  Although Chicago’s weather is making us a little crazy. Summer comes and so do salads!  Salads are great all year long but I can’t … Continue reading

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White Bean Salad

Ingredients: 2 cans La Criolla White Beans (drained) 1/2 Red Onion-Chopped Fine 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup cucumbers, chopped 3 Tbsp. La Criolla Olive Oil 1 tsp. La Criolla Ground Black Pepper 1 tsp. La Criolla Granulated Garlic … Continue reading

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Creamy Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Serving Size: 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 pound La Criolla fideo pasta, any variety 1/2 cup evaporated milk, fat-free 1/4 cup La Criolla olive oil 1 cup crumbled feta … Continue reading

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Mixed Green Salad with Grilled Scallions, Mango, and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 3 Tbs. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. La Criolla honey 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 tsp. minced Serrano chile (including seeds) A dash of La Criolla Salt La Criolla Lemon Paper 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs. … Continue reading

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Spicy Fruit (& Sangria!)

Spicy Fruit 1 Cup Pineapple Chunks 2 Mangoes-Cut into bite size pieces 1 Cup Melon (honeydew, cantaloupe, or watermelon) 1 Cup Grapes 2-3 limes, sliced 2 tsp. La Criolla Fruit Seasoning-You may add more or less. Mix all ingredients in … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Chickpea and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients   1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon La Criolla Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 teaspoon La Criolla Black Pepper 2 tablespoons La Criolla Minced Garlic 2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans La Criolla chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 cucumber, cored … Continue reading

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La Criolla Three Bean Salad

1 can, drained & rinsed of La Criolla Red Kidney Beans 1 can, drained & rinsed of La Criolla Chick Peas 1 can, drained & rinsed of La Criolla Black Beans ½ cup of La Criolla Stuffed Manzanilla Olives   … Continue reading

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