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skinnymixer's Basil Oil

Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Condiment
Author: Skinnymixers


  • 30 g fresh basil leaves no stalks or stems
  • 200 g olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Bring 700 g water to boil at 5 mins/100 degrees/speed 1/MC on.
  • Place prepared basil leaves into deep steaming tray and carefully, over the sink, pour the boiling water from your mixer over basil leaves to blanch them. Immediately run cold water over the leaves to cool them. Squeeze the basil leaves well and pat dry using paper towel to remove as much water as possible.
  • Add olive oil, basil and salt to bowl and blend for 10 secs/speed 7/MC on.
  • Store in fridge for up to 5 days or freeze in ice cubes for smaller individual portions.