6 delicious ways to use truffle oil
What are truffles, exactly? Truffles are an edible fungi, similar to mushrooms, but they grow underground near tree roots. The best truffles can only be found in a few places around the world, and Italy is blessed with an abundance of white truffles. Harvested from October to December, the short winter season adds to the mystique that surrounds this fungus.
We’re so excited for TROVE travelers to get a taste of the delicious white truffle oil included in our Valentine’s box. This will become a favorite staple in your kitchen!
Here are 6 ways you can use truffle oil to elevate your next dish!
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Take your favorite hummus, add some truffle oil on top and you’ve got an enviable, healthy snack. Pair it with some pita and vegetables organized to make it feel like ordering a fancy hummus plate at a restaurant. (Can you tell we’re going through restaurant withdrawals?)
You can even make fresh truffled hummus from scratch with this recipe from Cooks from Cocktails, if you’re feeling fancy!
2. Potato chips
We love this recipe from Hungry Foodies Pharmacy for oven-fried truffle and parmesan potato chips. They can be made with ingredients you already have in your kitchen AND it’s healthier than regular fried chips. Win-win, right?
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We’re PNW girls, so we love our seafood! Drizzle a few tablespoons of truffle oil on top of your fish right before serving for best results. On a mild fish, such as cod or halibut, include a squeeze of lemon to make the flavor POP!
4. Mac n’ Cheese
For an easy, one pot meal that is SURE to be a hit with the whole family, check out this white cheddar truffle mac n’ cheese from The Girl on Bloor.
(BRB, just going to check if we have these ingredients in the fridge…)
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Get ready to elevate your movie nights by drizzling some truffle oil on your popcorn! Just add some salt and parsley. Even the most basic bag of microwave popcorn is now a gourmet treat!
6. Truffle Fries
Truffle fries are arguably the fanciest way to consume French fries. It’s your choice: cut your own spuds or pick some up from your fav restaurant. Add a few tablespoons of truffle oil, a bit of parsley, and some finely grated parmesan cheese.
Warning: you’ll never eat want to eat plain fries again. It’s just too good.
We hope this gave you some truffle oil inspo! What's your favorite way to use truffle oil? Drop us a comment below.