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Carrabba’s Bread Dipping Spice

ChristinaChristina J

The recipe comes from Carrabba’s Restaurant. They serve the spices on a small plate and the waiter adds olive oil, now you are set to dip your bread.

servings:Makes 1 - 4 servings (1/4 cup)
prep time:
10 min


  • 1 Tbsp Minced Basil [1 tsp dried]
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Parsley (Italian is best) [1 tsp dried]
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Dried Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Lemon Juice
Carrabba’s Bread Dipping Spice photo


  • 1

    Combine all of the ingredients, EXCEPT oil and lemon.

  • 2

    Put in a small food processor. Chop briefly until all ingredients are about the same consistency. Now Stir in oil and lemon juice.

  • 3

    TO SERVE: Combine about 1 1/2 teaspoons spice blend to 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil on a small Dish.


Best served with a Neo-Tuscan Boule



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  • Elizabeth

    by , January 21, 2014

    This is the exact same thing. If it's not 100%, it's 99.9%. Honestly, you should give it a shot!

  • Brecken

    by , September 9, 2012

    This is as close as you can get to the real deal! Excellent!

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