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