Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"A man taking basil from a woman will love her always."
-Sir Thomas Moore, Member of the Tudor Court

The refrigerator light goes on...

Simple, fresh and great for you, this makes a fantastic garnish for almost anything -- fish, chicken, pork or even grilled vegetables.


Basil Oil

Servings: 8 | Serving size: about 1 1/2 teaspoons

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3.

This recipe keeps well in the refrigerator for about a week.

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Place the olive oil and basil in a blender or mini chopper and process until smooth.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 1/2 teaspoons

Servings: 8

Amount Per Serving

Calories 60 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value
Total Fat 7g 10%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Monounsaturated Fat 5g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
Vitamin K 10 mcg Potassium 5 mg
Magnesium 1 mg