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  • Serves: 1 1/3 cups

Infused Oils - Basil Oil

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Category: Condiments

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Basil; tightly packed fresh
  • 2 c Oil, Olive

 Directions

| 1. In a large pan of boiling, salted water, blanch the basil leaves for
5 seconds. Drain and rinse with cold water.

| 2. In a food processor or blender, puree the blanched basil with 1/4 cup
of the oil. With the machine on, add the remaining 1 3/4 cups oil and
process until well blended and smooth. Transfer to a glass jar, cover and
let stand at room temperature for at least 24 hours.

| 3. Carefully pour off the clear green oil, leaving behind the 6
tablespoons of thick puree. The strained oil can be refrigerated, covered,
for up to 1 month.

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