There's something so homey and comforting about dipping bread in a good olive oil and enjoying a nice kick from the balsamic vinegar. With all the simple ingredients on hand, you can whip up this bread dip in just a few minutes. Toast some bread, and you're on your way to having a nice appetizer before a delicious meal.
Nutritionally, crushed or minced garlic releases allicin which is a compound found to be an immune booster and is a natural anti-fungal and antibiotic agent in the body. Olive oil is a good source of monounsaturated fats which is a healthy fat source shown to lower heart disease risks. What a great way to enjoy bread!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Author: Jane Pelcher, RDN from janethedietitian.com
Jane Pelcher, RDN
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist focused on helping everyone love nutrition through cooking! I develop beginner's recipes to help new home cooks get comfortable in the kitchen. Most importantly, I strive to teach the nutrition behind the foods you cook to help you understand how specific foods can better your health and prevent chronic diseases. Try out a new recipe today!