Cooking with Oregano Oil

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Cooking with Oregano Oil

Cooking with Oregano Oil.

Oil of Oregano’s more than just a medicine.  Use a few drops in place of or in addition to dried oregano, to add a spicy, flavourful and health-enhancing to your cooking.  Here are 3 delicious recipes flavored with oil of oregano.

Blackened Cod Tacos


Serves 4

• 1 1/2 lbs cod fish (cut into 3 inch long fillets)
• 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
3 drops of Zane Hellas Oil of Oregano
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano

• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
• 1 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoons cayenne pepper
• 2 tablespoons canola oil
• 1 cup green cabbage (shredded)
• 2 cups red cabbage (shredded)
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (can use lime or lemon juice, I just prefer vinegar for the cabbage slaw)
• 2 avocado (ripe, sliced)
• 1 cup grape tomatoes (or 1 cup diced tomatoes)
• 1 jalapeno chilies (chopped into small pieces)
• lime wedges
• a handful of coriander leaves
• 12 flour tortillas

1. In a small bowl combine smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Mix and then sprinkle over fish fillets, rub to coat evenly.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium yea and cook fish until browned and firm or for around 4 minutes per side. (Cooking time depends on the thickness of fillets, type of skillet and oven used).

3. In a large bowl combine salt, olive oil and apple cider vinegar and stir. Add cabbage and toss, so it is evenly coated with dressing.

4. To assemble tacos: Warm tortillas in a skillet. Break cod fish into pieces. Distribute fish evenly between 12 tortillas, add cabbage slaw, avocado, tomatoes and top with salsa. Optional: you can top with some chopped cilantro and jalapeño pepper.

Serve and enjoy!


Chicken Parmesan Muffins


• 1 lb ground chicken
• 1 organic egg yolks (lightly beaten)
• 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
• 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic (minced)
• 1 onions (small, very finely minced OR grated)
• 1 teaspoon dried basil
3 drops of Zane Hellas Oil of Oregano
• 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme

• 1 teaspoon dried oregano
• 1/2 teaspoons salt
• 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
• 2/3 cups grated parmesan cheese (divided)
• 4 ozs fresh mozzarella (cut into cubes)
• 1/2 cups marinara sauce

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a muffin tin or line with muffin cups.

2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix together with hands until ingredients are fully distributed.

3. Roll into balls to fit muffin tin (the mixture will be wet) and drop in.

4. Bake for approximately 35 minutes.

5. Use a knife to help remove muffins once cooked and let cool on a wire rack.

Top with fresh tomato sauce, basil and parmesan cheese!


Tilapia Oreganata


• 1 tablespoon fresh oregano (finely chopped, or 1 tsp dried)
• 20 ozs tilapia fillets
• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
4 drops Zane Hellas Oil of Oregano
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper (fresh)

• 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
• 1 garlic cloves (minced)
• 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs

1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly coat a rimmed baking sheet with olive oil.
2. Place tilapia on the baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
3. In a small bowl combine garlic, lemon zest (not the juice), oregano, and olive oil.  Using a pastry brush (or your fingers!) rub the herbed oil on top of each filet.  Finish by sprinkling the breadcrumbs evenly on top of the fillets.
4. Pop in the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the fish is opaque and just cooked through.

Serve with fresh lemon wedges and your favorite vegetables!

by Precious Williams.

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