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Basil Oil

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer


  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup curley parsley
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Olive Oil
  • Salt


  • Bring a pot with 2 quarts (2 L) of water to a boil, drop in the basil and parsley and cook just 15 seconds. Drain immediately, rinse the herbs under cold water, and dry them.
  • Place the herbs in a blender or food processor. Process them to chop them, then, with the machine running, gradually add the oil.
  • Season the mixture with salt.