Olive Oil Dip

This garlic and herb mixture is a flavor bomb. When topped with olive oil, it turns into a delicious dip for bread. Keep extra olive oil close by, you can always top up the plate with more.

Makes about 1/2 cup, Serves 4 to 6

YOU WILL NEED

2 garlic cloves, or more depending on how garlicky you want it

2 tablespoons capers, drained

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary

2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme

3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan cheese

Pinch sea salt, if you have it try truffle salt

Fresh ground pepper, to taste

Pinch crushed red pepper flakes, optional to make it spicy

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed

Crusty bread, cubed

DIRECTIONS

  • Finely mince the garlic and capers. Add to a bowl along with the oregano, rosemary, thyme and cheese. Season with a small pinch of salt and pepper. Use the back of a spoon to smoosh the herbs into the garlic and capers.

    Make one or two mounds of the garlic-herb mixture on a rimmed plate. Drizzle the olive oil on top. Serve with cubes of bread.