Easy basil oil

Easy basil oil

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  • Makes 1 cup
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious Dairy free Fat conscious Meat-free Vegan recipe collection
  • 10 minutes, plus 30 minutes’ straining time


  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 30 g basil, blanched
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Ingredients aren't specified.

Cooking Instructions

Blend the olive oil and basil until smooth and bright green. Season to taste.

Strain the oil through a muslin cloth by hanging it over a bowl.

Drizzle this fragrant oil over fried eggs, stir it into dressings, drench hot chips in it, or serve with gnudi.

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Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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