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Perfect for meats or breads!

1/2 cup Lemon olive oil

2 tablespoons good quality balsamic vinegar

2 garlic cloves, ends removed and sliced into very thin slivers

A few sprigs of fresh thyme leaves

2 tablespoons chopped Kalamata olives

2 tablespoons chopped dried cherries

Freshly ground black pepper


Combine all of the ingredients in a small glass bowl and mix to combine. Cover and let rest for at least 4 hours so that the flavors have time to meld. Serve with a spoon or pour into small plates for serving with bread. This can be made up to 1 week ahead and covered in an airtight container and kept at room temperature.

Serves 6.

Per serving: 181 calories; 18 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 90 percent calories from fat); 4 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 26 mg sodium; 0 g protein; 0.3 g fiber.

From The Detroit News: http://www.detnews.com/article/20100729/LIFESTYLE05/7290320/1463/LIFESTYLE05/Olive-oil-based-dips-taste-great-with-bread–meats#ixzz0x65CbGLc

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