Last updated 6/12/2012 12:58:44 AM. Recipe ID 21554. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Basil oil
Categories: Try it, Gift, Condiment
Yield: 1 Cups
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2 c Tightly packed fresh basil
1 c Olive or vegetable oil
In a large sauce pan, blanch basil leaves for 5 seconds. Refresh in
an ice bath and squeeze out any excess liquid. Place leaves and oil
in a blender and puree.
First, strain the puree through a fine mesh sieve. Then line a small
strainer with several layers of cheesecloth and strain oil into a
glass jar. Flavored oil keeps, covered loosely and refrigerated at
all times, 1 month.
Nutritional information per serving: xx calories, xx gm protein, xxx
mg cholesterol, xx gm carbohydrate, xxx mg sodium, x gm fiber, xx gm
fat (x gm sat, x gm mono, x gm poly), x mg iron, xx mg calcium, xx%
of calories from fat.
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