Basil Oil

Yield:
about 2 cups
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 3 cups basil leaves
  • 2 cups vegetable or olive oil
Directions
  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Blanch the basil leaves for 15 seconds, immediately transfer to a bowl of iced water and drain. Coarsely chop the basil, squeezing out any excess water between paper towels. In a blender combine the chopped basil and oil and puree for 3 to 4 minutes or until bright green. Pour into a jar or other air tight container, cover, and refrigerate for 1 day. Strain the oil through cheesecloth and refrigerate for another 24 hours. Bring oil to room temperature to use.


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