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Bread Dipping Oil

This is the most delicious bread dipping oil! You will feel like you're at a 5 star Italian restaurant all at the comfort of your own home. It comes together in less than 5 minutes and makes for a great appetizer for any occasion.

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A plate that is full with bread dipping oil on a board that has sliced sourdough baguette slices.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Bread Dipping Oil comes together in less than 5 minutes.
  • It’s made with pantry staple ingredients.
  • This dip is irresistibly delicious!
  • Enjoy with your favorite bread or baguette.
  • Makes for a great appetizer for any occasion.
  • Perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner at home.
  • Bring it to your Super Bowl Party pot-luck.
  • Check out my whipped eggplant recipe for another great dip idea!

Ingredients And Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Bread Dipping Oil. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

Use a high quality extra virgin olive oil for best results.

Balsamic vinegar is going to add that tangy, delicious flavor.

Fresh garlic is going to add a ton of flavor.

Use fresh, finely chopped parsley for best results. You can also sub for dried parsley in necessary.

Roasted red bell pepper is going to add a pop of color and a touch of flavor.

Dried oregano adds a lovely herb flavor, can also sub for Italian seasoning.

A touch of paprika adds a lovely smokey flavor.

Add in some chili flakes for a touch of heat without being too overpowering.

You can’t go wrong with onion powder for added flavor.

Salt and pepper to taste.

all the ingredients that you need to make this dipping oil in individual containers.

How To Make

ONE: On a plate or deep, wide bowl add on the freshly minced garlic and spread evenly.

freshly minced garlic on a plate.

TWO: Next, add on the EVOO, balsamic vinegar, seasonings, parsley and roasted red bell pepper. That’s it! Layer it as desired and add on your favorite ingredients.

the remainder of the ingredients layers on top of one another.

THREE: Break off a piece of your favorite bread and dig in!

a hand holding a piece of sourdough baguette that was dipped in the dipping oil.

Tips And Tricks

Since the ingredient list is short and sweet, it’s important to use high quality ingredients to achieve the best flavor.

I like to spread the garlic on the plate prior to adding on the remainder of the ingredients, but it can also be mixed in if preferred.

If you like things spicy, add on more chili flakes!

Serve with soft, warm bread.

How To Serve And Store

Serve this Bread Dipping Oil with warm, soft bread.

Store in an airtight container on the counter and enjoy within 2-3 days.

an up close shot of the bread dipping oil.

Taste

This Bread Dipping Oil is tangy, filled with herbs and garlic and has a touch of spice, but nothing too overpowering.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a different type of vinegar instead of balsamic vinegar?

I would recommend sticking with balsamic vinegar fir this recipe. It really adds a touch of flavor that you can’t achieve with any other substitutions.

How is this dip best served?

Serve this Bread Dipping Oil with warm, soft bread.

Whats the best olive oil to use?

Use a high quality extra virgin olive oil instead of just olive oil.

Other Recipes You May Like

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Bread Dipping Oil

This is the most delicious bread dipping oil! You will feel like you're at a 5 star Italian restaurant all at the comfort of your own home. It comes together in less than 5 minutes and makes for a great appetizer for any occasion.
PIN RECIPE
PREP TIME:
2 minutes
COOK TIME:
3 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
5 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 
  • 3 cloves of fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp roasted red bell pepper, finely chopped 
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano 
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes 
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder 
  • 1/4 tsp flakey sea salt 
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

5 servings

Directions

  1. On a plate or deep, wide bowl add on the freshly minced garlic and spread evenly. 
  2. Next, add on the EVOO, balsamic vinegar, seasonings, parsley and roasted red bell pepper. That's it! Layer it as desired and add on your favorite ingredients. 
  3. Break off a piece of your favorite bread and dig in! 

Notes

  • Since the ingredient list is short and sweet, it's important to use high quality ingredients to achieve the best flavor.
  • I like to spread the garlic on the plate prior to adding on the remainder of the ingredients, but it can also be mixed in if preferred.
  • If you like things spicy, add on more chili flakes!
  • Serve with soft, warm bread.

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