Basil Infused Oil

yields 2 cups

  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Chop basil finely. Place basil & oil into a small sauce pan and heat over medium high heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let basil & oil steep for at least 30 minutes. Strain mixture into a jar and keep in the fridge for up to a week.