Olive Oil Dip for Italian Bread

Olive Oil Dip for Italian Bread

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"They serve this dip at the more elite Italian restaurants and I think I have finally mastered it! It tastes great with French bread and makes a good salad dressing too! Try it next time you have some Italian food!"


5 m servings 145 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 41 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the olive oil onto a salad plate. Use a garlic press to press the garlic cloves onto five different spots on the plate. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar over the oil and garlic. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and oregano. Season with black pepper.
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  1. 93 Ratings


I chose not to use this as a dip, I actually used it as a salad dressing for Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad. This was exactly what I was looking for. It was an excellent addition to my salad. The lon...

Fabulous! This makes a great appetizer served with warm italian bread. I love to get this in restaurants and it was nice to be able to do this at home. I decreased the amount of balsamic vine...

This was just okay for us. I made the recipe as written. Although the dip was flavorful, we felt there was too much garlic and oregano added which tasted very spicey. Maybe we are just used t...

We really enjoyed this. I found this at the last minute when i decided I wanted a dipping sauce for my fresh baguettes for a dinner party. I was searching for the recipe I usually used, but th...

Awesome dipping oil for bread. I used the left over oil and bread to make the most delicious croutons. Take left overs a put into a gallon sized zip bag. Shake to cover bread evenly. Place o...

Yum, we really liked this. Very flavorful. Might be a tad too much balsamic for me, but that's easy to adjust. I'm a garlic nut, so you can't have enough IMO. I used my garden grown, dried orega...

I found this recipe after looking for a bread dip. I have a heart condition and shouldn't have bread and butter so this fit the doctor's bill. I didn't measure the ingredients, mixed them all to...

This was Okay. I did not add as much garlic...5 cloves just seemed extreme (cut to 2). Make sure you use a really good olive oil and balsamic vinegar for the best taste.

OMG! This tastes just like the restaurants oil!! I used pre-chopped garlic (the one in the glass jar sealed w/ water) and powdered parmesean as opposed to the fresh stuff- it was still delish!! ...