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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Ridiculously Good Olive Oil Dip

This simple and group-friendly olive oil dip comes collectively speedy and it by no means fails. I mean, who doesn’t desire to dip bread into an herby, garlicky, parmesan cheese infused olive oil? Jump to the Ridiculously Good Olive Oil Dip Recipe or watch our video displaying how we make it.

I’d desire to assert that we’re nice at entertaining, nevertheless it doesn’t truly sense that way. Even although we've a entire bunch of appetizer recipes proper correct the following on this very blog, whilst we’ve got pals coming over, we discover ourselves caught on what to serve. That’s the place this additional simple olive oil dip comes in. It’s a life saver. It comes collectively in 5 minutes and everybody loves it.

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This simple and group-friendly olive oil dip comes collectively truly speedy and it by no means fails. I mean, who doesn’t desire to dip bread into an herby, garlicky, parmesan cheese infused olive oil?
My go-to combination of flavors is anything salty like capers and parmesan cheese, herbs like rosemary and plenty of garlic.

I’ve also been recognized to make it spicy with a few beaten red chili flakes and if I actually have it within the fridge a mashed up anchovy or a small squeeze of anchovy paste is delicious. If you desire so as to feature just a bit sweetness to the dip, upload a small splash of fine balsamic vinegar.

This simple and group-friendly olive oil dip comes collectively truly speedy and it by no means fails. I mean, who doesn’t desire to dip bread into an herby, garlicky, parmesan cheese infused olive oil?
Think of it as a complete taste bomb that whilst combined with olive oil and bread is simply the proper quantity of taste to make you maintain coming again for more. On that note, you could desire to make a double batch. This stuff is going fast.

Chop everything into tiny bits then use a spoon to smoosh them collectively appropriate into a unfastened paste. Spoon it onto a plate then pour extra-virgin olive oil on top. Easy!

For additional simple appetizer ideas, test out our Creamy Tzatziki Sauce with Feta, our Ridiculously Easy Roasted Shrimp Cocktail and our standard Homemade Hummus Recipe.

If you attempt this recipe, permit us know! Leave a comment, evaluate it, and don’t neglect to tag a photograph #inspiredtaste on Instagram. Happy cooking!

Ridiculously Good Olive Oil Dip Recipe

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Ridiculously Good Olive Oil Dip Recipe
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This garlic and herb combination is a taste bomb. When topped with olive oil, it turns appropriate into a delicious dip for bread. Keep additional olive oil near by, you'll be able to at all times ideal up the plate with more.

Makes about 1/2 cup, Serves four to 6
2 garlic cloves, or additional depending on how garlicky you desire it

2 tablespoons capers, drained

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

2 teaspoons chopped recent rosemary

2 teaspoons chopped recent thyme

3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan cheese

Pinch sea salt, for those who have it attempt truffle salt

Fresh flooring pepper, to taste

Pinch beaten red pepper flakes, non-obligatory to make it spicy

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional as needed

Crusty bread, cubed


Finely mince the garlic and capers. Add to a bowl alongside with the oregano, rosemary, thyme and cheese. Season with a small pinch of salt and pepper. Use the again of a spoon to smoosh the herbs into the garlic and capers.

Make one or NULL mounds of the garlic-herb combination on a rimmed plate. Drizzle the olive oil on top. Serve with cubes of bread.


Make-ahead: Prepare the garlic-herb combination a day or NULL in enhance and store, included tightly, within the refrigerator. The recent herbs could unfastened a few color. When able to serve, upload the combination to a plate and ideal with olive oil.
Capers: We love the saltiness capers upload to the dip, but for those who don't have them on your kitchen, depart them out. The dip nonetheless tastes vast with out them.
Dried herbs vs. fresh: We do desire recent rosemary and thyme for this, but you'll be able to apply dried rosemary and thyme rather of fresh. Crush the dried herbs just a bit within the palm of your hand earlier than including them into the mix. You can even desire to make use of just a bit much less — about 1/2 teaspoon.
Use fine olive oil — we truly love Partanna olive oil within the red can. It tastes vast and isn’t as dear as a few of the different fine olive oils.
Adding a small splash of balsamic vinegar is by no means a nasty idea.
Nutrition facts: The foodstuff statistics supplied underneath are estimates. We have used the USDA Supertracker recipe calculator to calculate approximate values. We didn't contain bread within the calculations.
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NUTRITION PER SERVING: Serving Size: About 1 1/2 tablespoons / Calories 172 / Protein 1 g / Carbohydrate 1 g / Dietary Fiber 0 g / Total Sugars 0 g / Total Fat 19 g / Saturated Fat 3 g / Cholesterol 2 mg / Sodium 104 mg
AUTHOR: Adam and Joanne Gallagher

Ridiculously Good Olive Oil Dip
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