Garlic Basil Spread

Garlic Basil Spread


"This garlic and basil spread gives ordinary sandwiches a kick."


10 m servings 133 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine basil leaves, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a food processor or blender. Pulse 3 to 4 times. Slowly pour in canola oil and olive oil and blend until thick and creamy, about 30 seconds. Add additional oil if needed to make the spread smoother.
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  1. 6 Ratings


I was surprised that my food processor could handle half a recipe of this, but it did! I had to scrape it from the sides a little, but it made it easily! My basil was almost at its end-of-the-...

I didn't have a food processor on hand and didn't need a lot of this so I just used a knife. It came out very good.

I'm not sure what to think of this. Normally I love garlic and spicy but with just 8 basil leaves (I actually used 10 of the biggest I could find on my plants) this is really, really garlicky an...

This is a must to go with the Stromboli Grinder (Allrecipes) that references this ingredient/sauce. This is delicious with the yummy layers of meats, cheeses, marinaras and mascarpone. Definitel...

Pretty good, but a bit strong fo my taste.

Great easy to make sandwich spread. The volume of this recipe didn't work in my food processor, just wasn't enough of it, but my mortar and pestle made fast work of it.