Basil olive oil

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This basil olive oil is an easy way to use fresh basil from your vegetable garden. Simple and aromatic this oil is a tasty condiment for pasta, bruschetta, salad and everything that is to be seasoned with a drop of raw olive oil.


Basil olive oil
Preparation time
Waiting time 2h

Ingredients

For 1 Batch(es)

Ingredients

  • 60 g fresh basil
  • 240 ml olive oil

Basil olive oil Directions

  1. Rinse your basil and remove hard stems. Place all leaves in a colander and blanch them with 1 liter of boiling water. Chill, squeeze with your hands and put them in a blender. Add about 150 ml of olive oil and blend until very smooth.

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  2. To filter the oil I recommend using coffee paper filters, a very thick gauze or a fine cotton cloth. Pour the mixture over the filter and slowly drain it (occasionally stir gently).

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  3. Pour basil oil into a bottle, add the remaining oil and use it as desired. If you have blanched the basil your oil should be fresh for a couple of months.

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Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free)
Per Serving

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