Total Time
12hrs 5mins
Prep 12 hrs
Cook 5 mins

From recipegoldmine.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup fresh herbs, leaves such as
  • cilantro, basil, parsley or mint
  • 1 cup light virgin olive oil


  1. Blanch herbs in boiling water. Refresh under cold water. Pat dry.
  2. Puree blanched herbs in a blender with oil until mixture is creamy.
  3. Pour into a decorative airtight jar and shake well. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Let mixture come to room temperature.
  5. Pour through a strainer lined with five or six layers of damp cheesecloth; do not press down on solids.
  6. Keep oil covered and refrigerated.
Most Helpful

I used parsely and basil added a clove of garlic that I blanched with the herbs. I also froze the solids to use in sauces, soups and stews! Thanks!!

Rita~ March 05, 2010