Now you can enjoy the quintessential appetizer from your favorite Italian restaurants at home! Nothing beats bread, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar that's been jazzed up with some spices and garlic. It's so simple, yet so amazing!
1/2cupextra-virgin olive oil, good quality
4-5clovesgarlic, crushed and minced
2tablespoonsoregano, or Italian seasoning
1/4cupparmesan cheese, fresh , finely grated
1/4cupbalsamic vinegar, or to taste
ground black pepper, fresh, to taste
crusty bread, for dipping
Pour the olive oil into a small shallow pan. Set over medium-low heat.
Add the minced garlic. Leave the oil and garlic over the heat just until it has warmed, (you are not cooking it, just warming) then pour the oil onto a deep plate or wide, shallow bowl.
Immediately sprinkle with oregano, parmesan, balsamic vinegar, and black pepper.
Serve with hot crusty bread! Prepare to abandon your dinner.
Pretty much every ingredient amount is alterable, so have it your way!