Pesto Oil

Viewing 0 reply threads
  • Author
    • #289166

      This oil is good in viniagrettes or on mashed potatoes or sandwich fillings or for dipping crusty italian bread into

      1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
      1 small garlic clove, crushed
      1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil

      Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a 1-cup metal measure or very small metal bowl, combine all ingredients. Set the measuring cup or bowl on a baking sheet and cook in lower third of oven for one hour.

      Cool on a rack for 30 minutes. Line a small strainer with several layers of cheesecloth and strain oil into a glass jar. Covered loosely and refrigerated at all times, flavored oil keeps for one month.

      Makes about 1/2 cup.

Viewing 0 reply threads
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.