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I bet this is delish, but I worked at Carrabba's for 4 years. Here's the real deal holyfield recipe:
Use all fresh parsley, rosemary, oregano, basil and garlic. Pulse in a food processor. Add salt, black pepper, red pepper, and granulated garlic. Let the sipces all sit together a bit. And ta-da! Carrabba's herb dip.
Barbara, this was just lovely! The mix of herbs was spicy and delicious with bread. We dipped french bread and scarfed it up! Thanks!
I am so, so thankful that I stumbled upon this!!!! It is copycat perfection. I now serve this regularly with lightly toasted Italian bread at cocktail parties and dinner get togethers, or while sitting outside enjoying a glass w/ friends. It makes a perfect light dish to snack on w/ a great wine. So many friends have fallen in love with this, that not only do I make a huge batch and freeze it for surprise company, but I plan on giving it as a Christmas gift to quite a few folks this year. Thank you so much!!
This was DELICIOUS!!!! I made this last min for a dinner party. Everyone LOVED it. The only fresh ingredients I used was garlic, the rest was dry spices... And still it was amazing. DH used to work a Carrabbas for yrs before we met, and said this was BETTER in flavor. I would love to try w/ frest herbs, but if you don't have them, its still great w dry!!!
I thought this was GREAT and so did my dinner guests! I used all dried spices except I used minced garlic from a jar. If you like this from Carrabbas, you HAVE to make this. You won't be sorry. For those of you who like super easy stuff, go to the already made cookie and bread section and buy a tube of bread dough, bake it, and fresh hot bread just like when you go out!! You will not be sorry with this recipe!
Would just like to say, as 5 year employee of Carrabbas... this is not the recipe. So, although it may be delicious, it shouldn't be advertised as what you will get at the restaurant.
fresh AND granulated garlic
crushed red pepper
loved it, although i used all dry spices (except the garlic). i studied the look at the resturant and did not think that any of the ingredients were "fresh". also I did not put in the lemon juice. and it was right on the money. This recipe is a almost duplicate one from top secret recipes and a so called owner of the restaurant states that there isn't lemon juice in it- that is why i left it out. GREAT recipe!
This is not an accurate recipe. I work at a Carrabba's and I know for a fact we NEVER use dried herbs, we do not use a food processor, we do not use thyme or lemon juice in our homemade herb mix. It is a close recipe I'll give the writer a close second but it is most definitely not our recipe.
ooooh Barb! I've been wanting the recipe to this ever since my first trip to Carrabba's. They say they make this fresh everyday for when they open up at 3pm. I could make a meal out of this and nothing more.
Oooohhhh, this is definitely delicious. It is also very simple to make. I used dried everything, and it only took about 10 minutes to make. And, it was superb on sourdough bread! Thanks for the recipe!