in a pot heat half of the oil , soften the onions and garlic gently
add all other ingredients and rest of oil.
gently heat through ,stirring all the time .
using blender puree until smooth .
serve hot or cold with a good crusty bread .
Though @hells lost angels gave me kind permission to integrate some of his ideas into mine I refined the dip/ sauce to my taste and liking.. It came out really great.