While staying at my dear friend and Chef Eliane at Born to Taste, I learned how to make Basil Oil.

A very easy recipe was full of flavor and perfect with fish, chicken, and beef.

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I made a full cup of it and kept it in the refrigerator to use when the fancy strikes.

Basil Oil

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basil oil
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
The perfect oil for all. your vegetables, meat, poultry and fish.


  • 1 ounce Fresh Basil 1 ounce fresh Basil
  • 1 cup olive oil 1 cup olive oil
  • salt salt
  • pepper pepper


  • Blanch basil for 2 seconds in boiling water. Remove and place in the food processor with the salt, pepper and olive oil
  • Puree until a smooth.


Calories: 197kcal | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 83mg | Vitamin A: 1495IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 0.9mg

Giangi's Kitchen provides nutritional information, but these figures should be considered estimates, as a registered dietician does not calculate them.

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