Olive Oil Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
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

Updated: Dec. 13, 2023

Olive Oil Dip

Prep Time 5 min
Yield 1/2 cup per batch.

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

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 3 batches (1/4 cup total).
  2. 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 1/2 cup oil and stir. Serve with bread.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon: 122 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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