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Category: Appetizers

Bread Dipping Sauce

Dear SOS: We had a wonderful spread for bread at Zilli Fish Too (their fish dishes are also outstanding) in Covent Garden in London. I think anyone would find this spread and a loaf of French or sourdough bread to ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes | Makes 4 cups
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 6 plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 10 pitted black olives, roughly chopped
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed
  • 3 1/2 ounces sweet white anchovy filets
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • Dash salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Step 1Place half the olive oil, the plum tomatoes, olives, basil, capers, anchovies, garlic, cherry tomatoes and parsley in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until finely chopped, but not smooth, about 10 seconds. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 2Pour into a serving dish, then drizzle with the remaining olive oil. Let stand for 1 hour before serving. Serve with fresh crusty bread.

Each 1-tablespoon serving:
16 calories; 71 mg sodium; 1 mg cholesterol; 1 gram fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.14 gram fiber.
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