Restaurant Olive Oil Bread Dip is easy to make at home! With just a few ingredients, you’ll have the perfect dip for crusty bread.
When out at Italian restaurants, aside from the delicious pasta and wine, one of my favorite things is the olive oil dip that the server puts on the table. It’s not just a plain olive oil. It’s seasoned with herbs, garlic, salt and full of so much flavor.
But you don’t have to go to your favorite restaurant to enjoy it! I’m going to show you how to make Olive Oil Bread Dip today. It’s so easy and you probably have all of the ingredients on hand to make it.
Let’s talk about what you need to make it:
Alright guys. There is really not much to this at all. That is what makes it so great. If you’re serving bread with your pasta and decide at the last minute that you want to add something a bit more, this dip is perfect for that.
I recommend putting all of the ingredients, except the olive oil, on a plate and pour the olive oil over the top.
And while this is delicious right away, if you give it 10 or so minutes for the flavors to start to meld, it will be even better.
I love soaking up this dip with some crusty french bread.
Olive Oil Bread Dip is best when eaten the day it’s made. The oil will coagulate in the refrigerator.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil is best for dipping and for use in dressings. This is because it is the least processed of the olive oil varieties so it has more flavor.
For best results, I recommend using a hearty, crusty bread like como, french or a crusty sourdough. Focaccia is also a great option!
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