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Homemade Basil Oil


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  • 4 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 6 full basil flowers
  • 12 beautiful basil leaves


Servings 10
Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

First: Place washed basil flowers in a clean bottle with oil. Close the bottle and keep in a dark place for 15 days.

Second: Add the basil leaves to the bottle. Close and soak another week.

Step 2

Third: Filter oil into another bottle. It's ready!

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  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil


  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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