How to Make Oregano Olive Oil



This oil is a great addition to pizza bases and pasta sauces. It also makes a tasty salad dressing base.

Ingredients

  • 600ml / 1 pint olive oil
  • 5 sprigs oregano, fresh - flowers can be included if wished

Steps

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    Add the herbs to the oil. You can either transfer the oil to a decorative bottle or leave it in the original bottle that it was purchased in.
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    Leave the herbs to steep in the oil for 7 days.
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    Store. If you wish to strain the herbs and simply have clear oil, remove the herbs before storing. Otherwise, leave the herbs in the oil.
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    Use. This olive oil is excellent used on pizzas, in salad dressings and in other savoury recipes that would normally take plain olive oil.

Tips

  • Use within 6 months of making and store in a dark, dry and cool place.

Things You'll Need

  • Decorative bottle, sterilised and dried, optional

Article Info

Categories: Herbs and Spices