Sure you can pay for a bottle of overpriced herb oil but why not make it from scratch and have a delicious treat on hand! Simple and oh so budget friendly! Happy Eating!
Homemade Basil Oil
- 3 cups fresh basil, packed
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
Blanch basil in medium saucepan of boiling water 10 seconds. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Pat basil dry with paper towels. Transfer to blender. Add oil; puree until smooth. Transfer to small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. (Can be made 3 days ahead. Cover and chill. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before using.)