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How to make Garlic and herb dipping oil
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Garlic and Herb Bread Dipping Oil

Make an ordinary bread into an extraordinary one by serving it with this delicious and fragrant dipping oil made with herbs and garlic.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 162kcal


  • 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Use good quality oil
  • 5 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Basil dry
  • 1 teaspoon Rosemary dry
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Oregano dry
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley dry
  • ½ teaspoon Thyme dry
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon Salt


  • Measure all the dry herbs and place it in the mortar or a bowl.
  • Crush it a little using the pestle or you can use a small spice grinder or just the back of the spoon.
  • Place the crushed garlic along with salt in the same bowl and crush it well together.
  • Place this in a container that we are going to store the oil. Pour the oil over it and mix it well.
  • Let it sit for couple of hours for the flavors to infuse and then serve with your favorite bread.


Use the best quality extra virgin olive oil for the best flavor. If fresh hers are available, you could substitute them for the dried ones, especially basil and parsley. Use different herbs combination to try different flavors. Store in the refrigerator for extended shelf.


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg