I first tasted this recipe this past holiday season and LOVED it. I actually kept thinking I should post it here on Zaar, but Babyoil has beaten me to it. This is also fantastic spread on bread and grilled as a sandwich. YUM!
I made this for my New Year's Eve party this year and served with crackers. People barely made a dent in it, but I think it was because I had too much other food. I brought the leftovers to my parents and grandmother and they just loved it. They like it best with veggies instead of crackers as the dip is already very salty, so the veg is a nice compliment. They've also been using it as a spread on sandwiches. I'm making it again this weekend for a surprise party and I think it will be a hit. I didn't use nuts, and I think I may have forgotten the pepper, I will add this time though.
Great, it was a big hit at our dinner parties last weekend. Very easy and delicious. I made half the recipe and it was plenty for eight couples as an appetizer with homemade crackers (Herbed Crackers). I used a fresh cream cheese rather than your typical Kraft or whatever (that I find plasticky and greasy), and light mayo. I added 1/2 a finely chopped red bell pepper and that added a nice flavour.
this is a similar recipe that I watched my parents devour (when I was very young) while playing endless games of Eucher with their bestfriends. The "kids" would try to hide under their table and dip a chip in, and always our hands would be quickly re-routed to the french onion dip. It was truly a "grown-up" dip, and now I always serve it to my "kids" and "grown-ups" Hopfully ending childhood depravement ;) Thanks for the recipe!!! It is a staple of the "party-house" !!
Such an easy and great tasting dip! If you like green olives, definitely try this recipe. I followed the directions as written using chopped pecans, with the exception that I only used 1 tsp. of the olive brine. Thank you Babyoil for sharing this yummy dip recipe!
This was such an easy, flavorful dip! Everyone really like it at our Mother's Day cook-out.
This was GREAT! I made as described. I used pecans and 1 Tablespoon of olive brine. I served with Chicken in a Biskit crackers. Everyone enjoyed this. Next time I will omit the olive brine though.
A great dip!! I omitted the nuts because my kids don't like them, but I would think they would be a delicious addition both in taste & texture!! If you love green olives, you'll probably thoroughly enjoy this!!
This was great with vegetables, but way too salty with crackers. I'll definitely make it again, but omit the brine.
Yum! I halved the recipe. It was easy to make and tastes great! I used pecans and will make a grilled sandwich as suggested next! Thanks Babyoil!