HEALTHY, GLOBALLY INSPIRED, GOURMET RECIPE STARTER AND COOKING SAUCES
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Recipe Starter and Cooking Sauce
Crafted by Chef Kirsten Helle Sandoval, this jar is packed with a complex blend of aromatic vegetables, olives, capers, and herbs in a concentrated tomato base. We've made it easier to cook a healthy meal full of vibrant Northern Mediterranean flavor that will bring life to your table!
Use as a healthy Mediterranean recipe starter and simmer sauce, gourmet Mediterranean flavor base, and so much more.
Take your taste buds on a delicious adventure to the Northern Mediterranean with our incredibly delicious and versatile recipe starter sauce. The islands kissed by the Mediterranean sea and sun share a cuisine rich with bold, yet simply delicious ingredients.
With flavor inspiration from Sicily, Sardinia, Calabria, Crete, Cypress, Santorini, and Corsica, “…those blessed lands of sun and sea and the olive trees”*, our Mediterranean cooking and seasoning sauce brings together the aromatic, flavorful and healthy ingredients that help make this one of the most loved cuisines in the world.
SAUTE, SIMMER, SLOW COOK, MARINATE, SEASON; SOUPS, STEWS, SKILLET MEALS + MORE! Click here to discover the endless ways to use our multi-tasking, concentrated flavor bases.
Our chef-blended, complex Northern Mediterranean flavor concentrate helps you turn the simplest of ingredients into an incredible meal!
Mediterranean flavors play well with chicken, lamb, beef, potatoes, pasta, seafood, eggplant, feta, spinach, chickpeas, and of course red wine and olive oil.
Made with just vegetables, fruit, spices and herbs, perfectly blended and waiting to bring life to your table!
As with all of our Whole30 Approved cooking sauces, they are low sodium sauces and seasonings, and have zero added sugar. Adjust salt to your own tastes.
Spice level: mild, with just a little kick from crushed red pepper.
You can bring the glorious flavors of the Northern Mediterranean to just about anything you’d like to cook, with Mesa de Vida.
Discover all of our Mediterranean-inspired recipes here!
*From Elizabeth David’s “A Book of Mediterranean Food” (1950)