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Olive Oil Dip

 Olive Oil Dip
Combine a blend of herbs to create this mouthwatering mix. Plumping the herbs in water before stirring into olive oil enhances the flavor. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon dried minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each batch):
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an
  • airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 3
  • batches (1/4 cup total).
  • To prepare dipping oil: In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine 4
  • teaspoons herb mix with water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for
  • 10-15 seconds. Drain excess water. Transfer to a shallow serving
  • plate; add oil and stir. Serve with bread. Yield: 1/2 cup per batch.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tablespoon (calculated without bread) equals 122 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.