Recipe : Olive oil with basil

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Olive oil with basil takes approximately 2 seconds… + a bit of patience

Last week I was talking about the “pesto” option to use the last leaves of your basil plant before winter… Today I have an even easier and as delicious option : Olive oil with basil.

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Ingredients :

  • 45 cl olive oil
  • 100 g basil leaves
  • Optional :
    • A small piece of garlic clove (2 mm max)
    • Salt

Preparation :

  • In a 50 cl glass bottle, combine basil leaves and olive oil.
  • (Optional : Add garlic and salt)
  • Hide in the shade of a cupboard for one month (until the maceration proecss is complete).

Can be used everywhere you use tomatoes like a tomato and mozzarella salad, gazpacho, pizzas, tomato sauce, greek salad…

Et… voilà, Bonne dégustation !


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