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Easy Basil Oil Recipe

Basil oil is a delicious condiment that you can use on salads, chicken, fish or sandwiches. It's vegan, gluten free, dairy free and Whole30 approved, and it takes only 5 minutes to make!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: condiments
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 107kcal


  • 1 cup fresh basil washed and dried
  • cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Place the basil leaves in a small food processor.
  • Add in olive oil, salt and peppers.
  • Blend for some seconds until well combined and smooth.
  • Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.



  • It's best to use high quality olive oil in this recipe. 
  • To make this recipe use sweet basil or Italian basil.


Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 212IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg