This Pate de Aceitunas by olive oil producer, Oro del Desierto, is made with crushed black Lechin olives, salt, pepper, and Oro del Desierto’s own extra virgin olive oil. Lechin olives are native to Almeria and grow between 80 to 250 years, and are not easy to find outside the region. This tapenade has a smooth and spreadable texture. Its flavor is intense and salty, so it’s best to use it sparingly.
Use the Oro del Desierto Pate de Aceitunas as a spread on toast or on crackers. You can also use it to flavor pasta sauces, or in sandwiches, as well. Make some delicious canapes by adding a dollop of this pate, and some Burrata into Portobello mushrooms. Place it in the oven for about 20 minutes, and voila! Instant appetizer!
The Alonso family established Oro del Desierto in 2000 as a family enterprise. Since 2003, it has garnered various national and international honors and recognitions for its quality and manufacturing method. Extra virgin olive oil from Oro del Desierto has been exported to over 20 countries and is still growing.
Oro del Desierto extra virgin olive oil is produced in Tabernas, in the province of Almeria. The qualities of the land in this area are ideal for producing extra virgin olive oil, as they receive roughly 3,000 hours of sunlight each year and have consistent temperatures for the majority of the year. Its organically farmed olives provide one of the top organic extra virgin olive oils in the world.
Store unopened containers of pâté in a cool, dry panty. Once opened, pâté will keep three to four days in the refrigerator. It can also be frozen for up to two months, though we recommend you consume it as soon as possible!