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Homemade Basil Oil

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!

kari_karch Homemade Basil Oil
  • 3 cups fresh basil, packed
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

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.)

12 10 minutes

Homemade Basil Oil

Homemade Basil Oil

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!

Preparation

Prep Time

10 minutes

Serves

Calories

0

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh basil, packed
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
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Directions:

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.)

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