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Olive Oil Dip with Vegetables

Photo: Beatriz Da Costa
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup green olives
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 smashed garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Broccoli florets, fennel wedges, carrot sticks, and radishes for dipping

How to Make It

  1. Chop the olives. Combine them in a medium saucepan with the olive oil, garlic cloves, red pepper flakes, thyme, and salt. Cook over medium heat, gently stirring, until just warm, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and serve with broccoli florets, fennel wedges, carrot sticks, and radishes.