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Herb Garlic Oil

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a basic garlic oil that can be used as a dipping sauce for bread, the oil half of an Italian vinaigrette, or as the base for Mediterranean-style cooking. If you use it for the latter, though, you may want to omit the herbs and add the extra-virgin olive oil unless your pan is non-stick or you do not mind burned little flecks of oregano and parsley."
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8 h 6 m servings 367
Original recipe yields 4 servings (3 /4 cup)


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  1. Heat a skillet over medium-low heat. Pour olive oil into skillet gradually, sliding skillet away from burner if oil begins to splatter. Add garlic; cook until sizzling but not brown, about 1 minute. Turn off heat, leaving skillet on burner. Stir in extra-virgin olive oil, basil, and oregano. Transfer to container and store in refrigerator until flavors blend, 8 hours to overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 367 calories; 41 0.5 0.1 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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A very simple and delicious oil mixture! Why spend money on store-bought flavored oils? I used this as a dipping oil with fresh Italian bread. I made a half batch and wish I had made more. I wi...