Saturday, February 27

MAKE IT: Basil Herb Oil

Infused oils are great for salads, mashed potatoes, marinades, and so much more. Here is a simple infused oil which is perfect drizzled over fresh tomatoes or perfect for white pizzas.

Full time 45 minutes (includes resting time)
Makes 1 pint oil

The needs-

1 pint olive oil
1 bunch fresh basil
1/2 tbsp garlic, minced
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

The know-

In a small sauce pot place basil leaves.

Add in garlic, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes.

Add in oil.

Use a spoon or spatula to gently submerse basil into oil.

Bring to low boil over medium high heat and then turn off heat.

Give a gentle stir and let sit 30 minutes to cool.

Strain into container olive oil came in.

Store for up to a month, cheers!