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Yield:
MAKES ABOUT 1/3 CUP
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare a bowl of ice water. In a small saucepan of boiling water, blanch the basil for 15 seconds. Drain and add the basil to the ice water; squeeze dry. In a blender, puree the basil with the olive oil. Scrape into a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight. Bring the Basil Oil to room temperature and strain.

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Make Ahead

The Basil Oil can be refrigerated for up to 5 days.

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