Bread Dipping Spice (Kerri "borrowed" this recipe from Carrabba’s)
Fresh spices work the best for this recipe
1Tbs minced basil
1Tbs chopped parsley (Italian Parsley is best)
1Tbs mince garlic
1tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp black pepper
½ tsp kosher salt or grounded sea salt
½ tsp chopped rosemary
¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
½ tsp olive oil
1/8 tsp fresh lemon juice
Combine all of the ingredients, except oil and lemon juice. Using food processor or small food chopper, chop until all ingredients are about the same size. Stir in oil and lemon juice.
To serve: Combine about 1 ½ tsp spice blend to 3 or 4 Tbs Olive Oil on a small dish. Dip with you favorite bread or try a new kind.