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Flavorful Bread Dipping Oil

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Ingredients laid out on a plate for bread dipping oil

Prep

5 minutes

Yield

4

This flavorful bread dipping oil will only take you 5 minutes to make and it's so full of flavor you'll want to drizzle it on more than just bread.

This bread dipping oil is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. If you’re looking for a quick snack or easy little appetizer that will only take you 5-minutes but tastes impressive, this is for you! Honestly, you’ll want to put this oil on everything – not just bread!

Bread dipping oil on a plate

Why you’ll love this bread dipping oil:

  • Flavorful: This bread dipping oil is packed with flavor from the zesty lemons to the capers, and fresh basil
  • Quick: Literally you can make this dipping oil in only 5-minutes. That’s it!
  • Impressive: Even though this takes no time to make, it tastes impressive so it’s great for entertaining guests
Ingredients laid out on a plate for bread dipping oil

Ingredient Notes:

Sumac: The flavor of sumac is tangy, tart, and sharp but has a bit of sweetness. It’s a great addition to so many dishes and you’ll often find it in Middle Eastern cuisine.

Zataar: Another delicious spice mixture that includes the herb Zataar along with toasted sesame seeds, dried sumac, salt, and sometimes other spices.

Capers: Capers have a lemony tang and the brininess of olives. They are salty and savory.

How to make bread dipping oil:

  1. Add the ingredients to a shallow plate or bowl (sumac, zataar, dried oregano, chili flakes, minced garlic cloves, chopped preserved lemon. capers and pinch salt and pepper).
  2. Drizzle over the honey and olive oil, give it a quick stir and garnish with basil. Serve with pieces of french bread or focaccia.
Bread dipping oil unmixed on plate

Expert Tips & FAQ:

Want to make this ahead of time? Add all of the ingredients to a container except for the fresh minced basil.

Storage: Store in the fridge for up to 3 days and bring to room temperature before serving with fresh bread.

Don’t have preserved lemons? Try zest from one lemon instead!

Want to use something instead of capers? Try chopped green olives.

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Ingredients laid out on a plate for bread dipping oil

Flavorful Bread Dipping Oil

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This flavorful bread dipping oil will only take you 5 minutes to make and it's so full of flavor you'll want to drizzle it on more than just bread.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course 10 Ingredients or Less, Appetizers + Sides
Cuisine American-Inspired
Servings 4
Calories 325 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 tsp sumac
  • 1 tsp zataar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated or minced
  • 2 tbsp chopped preserved lemon
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • pinch salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp liquid honey
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • bread for dipping (try french bread or focaccia!)

Instructions
 

  • Add the ingredients to a shallow plate or bowl (sumac, zataar, dried oregano, chili flakes, minced garlic cloves, chopped preserved lemon. capers and pinch salt and pepper).
  • Drizzle over the honey and olive oil, give it a quick stir and garnish with basil. Serve with pieces of french bread or focaccia.

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Notes

Want to make this ahead of time? Add all of the ingredients to a container except for the fresh minced basil. Store in the fridge for up to 3 days and bring to room temperature before serving with fresh bread.
Don’t have preserved lemons? Try zest from one lemon instead!
Want to use something instead of capers? Try chopped green olives.

Nutrition

Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.4g | Protein: 5.4g | Fat: 23.3g | Saturated Fat: 3.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16.6g | Sodium: 431.1mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 5.6g
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