Herb Infused Olive Oil

As demonstrated in the “Infused” episode of Live It – July 2016
Adapted from foodnetwork.com

Watch the episode here.

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves

Instructions

  1. Chop and mix the rosemary, thyme and garlic. Sprinkle the salt on the herbs and use the side of your chef knife to mash into a chunky paste.
  2. Place herb mixture and olive oil into a small sauce pan and warm over low heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and sizzling (10–15 minutes).
  3. Allow to cool slightly; best served warm. Serve with crudite (assorted raw vegetables for dipping), such as carrots, bell peppers, turnips, pea pods, radishes, kohlrabi and cucumber or use as a dip for bread. Also excellent as a salad dressing, popcorn topping or brushed on homemade pizza crust. Store leftovers in the refrigerator and use within 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Serving size: 1 Tbsp

Calories  119

Total Fat  13.5

Carbohydrate  0 g

Protein  0 g

Live It is a cooking demonstration presented by the Nutrition Food Services and Wellness Departments at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC). Episodes are hosted by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Andrea Miller, and each features a different special guest sous chef. The goal of Live It is to showcase nutrient-dense foods and teach viewers doable ways to use them in order to promote wellness in our community. Held once a month at Bryan Hospital, the show is recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities in front of a live all-staff audience. For more recipes and to watch past episodes of Live It, visit www.chwchospital.org/live-it.