No Thanks
Keep In Touch With

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Basil Puree

Drizzle this over Chilled Minestrone or any warm-weather bean or vegetable soup.

  • Yield: Makes 2/3 cup
Basil Puree

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July/August 1997


  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium bunch basil, leaves picked, rinsed, and patted dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine basil, oil, and salt in a blender. Process until smooth; transfer to a glass jar, and store in the refrigerator for up to three days.


Calls for 1 large bunch basil leaves, as opposed to 1 medium bunch basil leaves.

Reviews (0)

Related Topics