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Infused Olive Oil Recipe

Infused Olive Oil

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"Dip fresh hot bread into this easily prepared olive oil mixture."

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Original recipe makes 2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together olive oil, coarsely ground black pepper, basil, coarse sea salt and red pepper. Cover and refrigerate the mixture. Allow it to sit approximately 1 hour before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 16, 2008

Loved this dipping oil with crusty hot bread. I did, however, cut the oil in half and added freshly grated parmesan cheese. The fresh basil is a must and added great flavor.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 16, 2007

Okay, the reason this recipe is so bland is because it calls for too much olive oil. I made it with only one cup of olive oil and it was much better. Try that and see what you think!


14 Ratings

Mar 10, 2003

Buy really good olive oil. Ordinary olive oil will not cut it for dipping.

Oct 20, 2006

Delicious! Use a good quality olive oil. Also, added some fresh grated parmesan reggiano on top.

Sep 30, 2007

I love things very flavorful & spicy so I only used about 1/4c olive oil. Tasty! I have decided that I am not a huge fan of red pepper flakes so next time I will make this with loads of fresh garlic instead.

Oct 18, 2006

I make this all the time. Followed the advice of another reviwer Bonnie. Delicious with fresh hot french bread from the oven. Company loves this and it is great. Thanks for the post.

Mar 10, 2003

Makes a lovely flavored olive oil for cooking with but I would not try this recipe again for a bread dip. It was so thick and oily and lacked flavor, I didn't even serve it to my guests. But as I said before, a nice recipe for a flavored oil.

Sep 15, 2010

I used 1c. EVOO and added some parmasan cheese before serving. This was still not very flavorful.


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  • Calories
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 27 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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