Extrq virgin olive oil crackers and dips

Extrq virgin olive oil crackers and dips
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
Method
 
  • Freshly baked olive oil crackers are fast and easy. These are served with Tomato Salsa, Guacamole and Smoked Salmon Delice. Great, too with cheese.
  • Serves 4
  • For the crackers:
  • 100g/4oz plain flour
  • good pinch sea salt
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oIl
  • 3 tbsp cold water
  • For the dips:
  • TOMATO SALSA
  • 6 small red tomatoes and 2 yellow (or 8 red), chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil for dressing
  • squeeze lemon juice
  • GUACAMOLE
  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • small red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 small tomatoes, finely chopped
  • juice of a lime
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • handful fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • SMOKED SALMON DELICE
  • 225g/8oz smoked salmon, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp grated onion
  • juice of half a lemon
  • freshly ground white pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp soured cream
To make the crackers, sift flour into a bowl and crumble in sea salt. Place the extra virgin olive oil and water into a small jug and whisk. Mix in the flour to make a dough. Remove from the bowl and knead lightly until smooth. Divide into 8 pieces and roll into balls. Roll out balls on a floured surface VERY thin. Place on a baking sheet. Bake in a (temperature) hot oven for around 3 minutes or until they begin to puff up. Turn over and cook for a couple of minutes more, keeping your eye on them. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Alternative: After rolling out, cut into eighths to make bite-sized crackers - and bake as before.

TOMATO SALSA
Place tomatoes, red onion and garlic in a bowl. Season. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice


GUACAMOLE
Mash avocados in a bowl. Add red onion, chilli and tomatoes. Stir in lime juice and season. Finish with finely chopped coriander.

SMOKED SALMON DELICE
Place smoked salmon in a bowl and add grated onion. Add lemon juice and season with white pepper. Stir in soured cream.






Extrq virgin olive oil crackers and dips

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One of the best ways to enjoy extra virgin olive oil, either straight from the bottle or in cooked dishes, is simply in combination with a small piece of bread. Olive oil is a pillar of the Mediterranean diet and is a great source of oleic acid (Monounsaturated fatty acid).

Method


To make the crackers, sift flour into a bowl and crumble in sea salt. Place the extra virgin olive oil and water into a small jug and whisk. Mix in the flour to make a dough. Remove from the bowl and knead lightly until smooth. Divide into 8 pieces and roll into balls. Roll out balls on a floured surface VERY thin. Place on a baking sheet. Bake in a (temperature) hot oven for around 3 minutes or until they begin to puff up. Turn over and cook for a couple of minutes more, keeping your eye on them. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Alternative: After rolling out, cut into eighths to make bite-sized crackers - and bake as before.

TOMATO SALSA
Place tomatoes, red onion and garlic in a bowl. Season. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice


GUACAMOLE
Mash avocados in a bowl. Add red onion, chilli and tomatoes. Stir in lime juice and season. Finish with finely chopped coriander.

SMOKED SALMON DELICE
Place smoked salmon in a bowl and add grated onion. Add lemon juice and season with white pepper. Stir in soured cream.






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