dipping sauce

  • Italian Bread Dipping Oil

    Makes 1 cup

    1 cup extra virgin olive oil
    1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar (optional)
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
    1 tablespoon chopped parsley
    1 tablespoon chopped oregano
    1 to 2 minced fresh garlic cloves to taste
    ½ teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon fresh ground course black pepper
    Dash of red pepper flakes (optional)
    1 tablespoon finely chopped sundried tomatoes (optional)

    Mix all ingredients together. Let sit to allow flavors to meld for at least an hour or two before serving. Serve in a shallow bowl with thick slices of crusty Italian bread.