Garlic Oregano Dip Recipe
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Garlic Oregano Dip Recipe

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"This classic dip is fast and simple," writes Sarah Vasques of Milford, New Hampshire. "I first had it at a cast party and always try to keep some on hand for snacking." TIP: "We also like it with pumpernickel bread," Sara says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 14 servings


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 round loaf (1 pound) unsliced sourdough bread
  • Snack rye bread

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 238 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 334mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; cover and refrigerate. Meanwhile, cut the top third off the loaf of bread; carefully hollow out bottom, leaving a 1-in. shell.
  2. Cube removed bread and top of bread. Spoon dip into bread shell. Serve with bread cubes and snack rye. Yield: 1-3/4 cups.
Originally published as Garlic Oregano Dip in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p59

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Beema User ID: 446601 250471
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2016 Edited Sep. 8, 2016

"I increased the dried oregano to 2 tablespoons, and added 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning. Because the onion flavor takes a while to permeate, this dip should be made the day before.

I am editing this review now as I am making it for the second time, and wanted to add that this dip makes an outstanding pasta sauce.. if you have any leftovers. And wait.... there's more... It is terrific on a grilled ham and cheese sandwich., AND, as a topping on a grilled burger. As a volunteer field editor, it gives me pleasure to give this recipe five stars!"

eli05 User ID: 3750978 92970
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2011


valanddansmith User ID: 988113 74920
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2009

"Very good! Should be called onion dip though... I didn't have plain oregano so I used dried Italian seasoning instead. Turned out great and it hit the spot last night! Tastes even better the next day!"

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