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Olive Oil Ice Cream
Olive Oil Ice Cream
  • Combine the milk, heavy cream and vanilla seeds in a pot. Then add 1/3 of the sugar.
  • Heat the mixture without stirring, until it almost starts to boil. Stir and remove from heat.
  • In the meantime, whisk the remaining sugar, eggs and salt together in a bowl.
  • When the mixture turns light in color and rises, add the olive oil. Beat for 1 minute, until the olive oil is completely incorporated.
  • Use a ladle to transfer 1 ladleful of the hot milk mixture to the egg mixture, while continuously whisking.
  • Add another 2-3 ladleful’s more. This is done to raise the temperature of the eggs so that they are slowly heated and not cooked like an omelet.
  • Pour this mixture into the pot with the milk mixture and place over medium to low heat.
  • Simmer for 5-6 minutes while continuously whisking, until the mixture thickens enough to coat the back side of a spoon.
  • When ready, remove from heat and pass the mixture through a sieve and into a wide bowl. The bowl you use should have a lid so you can cover it.
  • Allow mixture to cool, cover with lid and place in freezer.
  • Place mixture in an ice cream maker so that it can have a nice, soft texture and serve immediately.
  • You can serve with any of your favorite toppings. It goes very nicely with fruits of the forest sauce or sour cherry syrup.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
30 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
70 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
66 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
14 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
39 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
0 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.