BBQ season

It is BBQ season! The May 13 2021 suvey from Angus Reid in collaboration with the agri-food analytics lab at Dalhousie University shows 92% of Canadians eat beef and 65% eat beef on a weekly basis.

In this blog we discuss 3 delicious and easy grilling toppings for beef & bison

  1. sea buckthorn mango salsa
  2. gremolata
  3. chimichurri
seabuckthorn mango olea

Sea buckthorn mango salsa

This salsa is easy, features many Saskatchewan products and the flavour combination will make you feel like a chef! Sea buckthorn is a berry harvested in Saskatchewan that has a tropical, slightly sour and tart flavour. 

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People

Ingredients

  • sea buckthorn puree 2 tbsp
  • honey 1 tbsp
  • vegetable oil 2 tbsp
  • smoked chaabani oil (e.g. Olea brand) 1 tbsp
  • garlic powder 1/2 tsp
  • diced mango 1
  • minced chives 2 tbsp
  • sliced basil 2 tbsp
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Step #1: In a bowl add the sea buckthorn puree, honey, grapeseed oil, smoked chaabani oil and garlic powder. Combine
  2. Step #2: Add the mango, chives and basil to the wet ingredients. Combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Combine. Serve on gilled beef or bison steak.

Notes

Smoked chaabani oil can be substituted with chipotle oil.

Smoked dried chaabani oil can be purchased on Olea’s website here.

Solberry sea buckthorn puree can be purchased on their website here

gremolata

gremolata

Gremolata, a zesty Italian herb sauce that brightens steaks, fish and chicken. 

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People

Ingredients

  • chopped parsley 1 cup
  • minced garlic 2 cloves
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • lemon juice 2 tsp
  • olive oil 1/2 cup
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Step #1: In a bowl combine all the ingredients.
  2. Step #2: Season to taste with salt and pepper. Combine. Serve on gilled beef or bison steak.
gremolata

gremolata

Gremolata, a zesty Italian herb sauce that brightens steaks, fish and chicken. 

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People

Ingredients

  • chopped parsley 1 cup
  • minced garlic 2 cloves
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • lemon juice 2 tsp
  • olive oil 1/2 cup
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Step #1: In a bowl combine all the ingredients.
  2. Step #2: Season to taste with salt and pepper. Combine. Serve on gilled beef or bison steak.
chimichurri

chimichurri

chimichurri is an Argentinean sauce similar to pesto. It is popular throughout South America. This version uses fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, oil and vinegar and a little bit of chili pepper.

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People

Ingredients

  • fresh chopped parsley 1 cup
  • fresh oregano 2 tsp
  • minced garlic 3 cloves
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • olive oil 1/2 cup
  • dried chili 1/2 tsp
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Step #1: In a bowl combine all the ingredients.
  2. Step #2: Season to taste with salt and pepper. Combine. Serve.
Environmental impact

Many Canadians are considering reducing their beef consumtion due to a variety of reason including: environmental impact and animal wellfair. 

click HERE for the recipe. 

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