Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

I could eat an entire loaf of bread dipped in this tasty oil!! This is a versatile recipe, adjust the herbs and spices to your taste. This can be kept in the fridge for up to a month, bring it to room temperature and stir it before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a jar with a lid, combine oil, vinegar, cheese, basil, salt, pepper and garlic; stir, or cover and shake to blend ingredients.
  2. Pour into small, shallow bowls or rimmed plates.
  3. Slice or tear bread into pieces and dip into oil to eat.
Most Helpful

Not very appealing to the eye. Tasted much to strong of the balsamic vinegar as the recipe is. I will not make it again.

CatRep2 February 27, 2004

First time making dipping oil, yummy!! The only modification I made is that I used Tarragon vinegar instead of balsamic, I was out.

Jolene_66 February 18, 2004

followed the recipe exactly and this was great!! the vinegar gives it just the right amount of zing. even the kids loved it. served with ciabatta bread. update: made this again with 1/2 t crushed red pepper flakes, we really love this.

cookies4paige April 02, 2013