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Olive Oil Starter Recipe

olive oil starter in a bowl dipped with bread


2 garlic cloves, or more depending on how garlicky you want it
2 tablespoons capers, drained
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan cheese
Pinch sea salt, if you have it try truffle salt
Fresh ground pepper, to taste
Pinch crushed red pepper flakes, optional to make it spicy
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed
Crusty bread, cubed


1) Finely mince the garlic and capers.

2) Add to a bowl along with the oregano, rosemary, thyme, and cheese.

3) Season with a small pinch of salt and pepper.

4) Use the back of a spoon to smoosh the herbs into the garlic and capers.
5) Make one or two mounds of the garlic-herb mixture on a rimmed plate.

6) Drizzle the olive oil on top.

7) Serve with cubes of bread.