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Herbed Garlic Dipping Oil Recipe

Herbed Garlic Dipping Oil Recipe

Talk about versatility! This herb-infused oil has many uses. Spread over halved French bread and broil until toasted, toss with hot pasta, or simply use as a full-flavored dipping oil. —Dawn Embry-Rodriguez, Florence, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:9 servings


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 16 to 20 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh rosemary
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Italian bread, cubed


  • 1. Place the first five ingredients in a blender; cover and process until desired consistency. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in vinegar. Serve with bread cubes. Yield: 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons oil(calculated without bread) equals 223 calories, 24 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 266 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.