Know how at some Italian restaurants they give you the option of both butter and a dish with herbed olive when they bring out the bread? I found that I actually prefer the olive oil dip to butter in terms of both taste and ease to use; I don't have to wait for olive oil to melt! Plus, olive oil is monounsaturated fat that's better for you while butter is saturated fat that isn't. I use Italian Seasoning, feel free to use another mix or storebought seasoning-- tastes just like the kind in restaurants to enjoy with focaccia or crusty Italian bread.
- 1⁄4 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
- Whisk the two together with a fork, dip your bread in, and enjoy.
I do something similar to this. I add good balsamic vinegar to the olive oil (no italian seasoning) and dip the bread. I can't wait to try it this way too!
This is really tasty even if it's only 2 ingredients. I used homemade italian seasoning. It's great with a fresh baguette. Thanks for posting :) Made for cookbook tag game