Basil Puree3 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Ready In: 10 min
“Simple to do, and a delight to add as a garnish to other dishes. My favorite is to swirl it into my Roasted Tomato soup just before serving.” - by Swiss Phil
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Make a paste by crushing basil leaves and salt with a mortar and pestle. Stir in the olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 66 cal
- 6.9 g
- 0.7 g
- < 1%
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (3)Rate This Recipe
"Delightful! I had a chicken and pasta dish that looked a bit bland, whipped this up and... voila! Looked and tasted gourmet. I even made it simpler by pulsing in my food processor until it was the r..." See moreight consistency. Thanks Phil!"
House of Aqua
"Quick and easy, yet tasty. This makes a very small amount and is perfect for add to slices of french or sour dough bread before I grill them. Also, this is great on pasta with or without marinara. Phi..." See morel's suggestion of swirling it into tomatos soup is great. One of my favorite restaurants makes a hearty tomato soup and it is served with basil puree on top."
"Basil puree saves the day! My kids were disappointed because I had no parmesan or nuts to make pesto, but then, I found this! We made it to fit the amount of basil I had (probably less than this rec..." See moreipe intended), and it was a great sauce for our home made spinach noodles! A little goes a long way for flavour, so it fed the whole family!"
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