Olive oil as a base makes the most amazing bread dip for that perfect crusty loaf. There are many versions of olive oil bread dip. Here is one of our favorites. Not only is it super easy to make, but it is also extremely tasty.
- 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced
- ½ tsp. dried oregano
- 2 tsp. dried fresh thyme
- 2 tsp. crushed fresh Rosemary
- 2 Tbsp. finely grated Parmesan cheese
- Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
- Kosher salt, to taste*
- Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste*
- ½ cup of your favorite extra-virgin or regular olive oil*
Add all ingredients to a bowl and whisk together. Serve on a rimmed plate along with a crusty loaf of bread that has been cut into slices.
*To taste means that you can add as little or as much as your taste buds like
Olive Oil Fun-facts:
Olive oil is a healthy liquid fat obtained from olives. Well-made olive oil is a valuable source of plant polyphenols – rich in antioxidant properties. Though olives were historically handpicked to produce oil, today many are harvested using shakers that transmit vibrations to the tree branches and cause the olives to drop onto nets.
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