Total Time
672hrs 5mins
Prep 672 hrs
Cook 5 mins

Some of the best flavored stuff on the planet. Prep time includes standing time.


  1. Place 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves and 2 cloves split peeled garlic in a sterilized pint jar.
  2. Heat the wine or white vinegar to just below the boiling point.
  3. Fill the jar with the vinegar, and cap tightly.
  4. Allow to stand 3 to 4 weeks.
  5. Strain vinegar, discarding basil and garlic.
  6. Pour vinegar into a clean sterilized jar, adding a new sprig of fresh basil, if desired.
  7. Seal tightly.
  8. Use in dressings for rice, pasta, antipasto salads or in flavored mayonnaise.
Most Helpful

Very nicely flavoured vinegar, perfect for mixed greens.

evelyn/athens July 23, 2003