Photo: Basil Oil

TOTAL TIME: 6 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 1 min
 
YIELD: About 1 cup
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
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Directions

Add the basil to boiling water for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Remove to a bowl of ice water to stop it from further cooking. Dry and add to a blender. Add the olive oil and blend until smooth. Strain through cheesecloth into a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the lemon juice right before serving.

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  • on October 15, 2012

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    Great easy recipe for fresh summer basil - nice for salad dressings

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  • on December 25, 2011

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    Very simple and easy basil oil--can be used on any type of food, can also substite parsley, cilantro, shallots, garlic.

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