Basil oil

Basil oil

Basil oil

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 1 mins
Serves: About 225 ml
Difficulty: Easy

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Method

Basil oil

1) Add the basil to boiling water for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Remove to a bowl of ice water to stop it from further cooking. Dry and add to a blender. Add the olive oil and blend until smooth. Strain through cheesecloth into a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the lemon juice right before serving.