Olive oil is the base of so many dishes. Whether you’re sauteing or roasting with it, drizzling it on plain bread, or making a dressing out of it, it’s super versatile and has an amazing and complex flavor profile.
If you’re looking to take your olive oil up a notch, all you have to do is infuse it. These are by far some of the best and most versatile flavors, so make these infusions and watch your cooking go to the next level.
This super savory oil is perfect for people who really love bold flavors. First, peel 2-3 garlic cloves and put them into a jar. Add 1-2 bay leaves, dry or fresh, along with 1 sprig of rosemary, thyme, or any other hard herb that you like. Pour over the olive oil and allow to infuse.
This olive oil is perfect for cooking if you want a spicy note but don’t have any fresh peppers on you. Add in 1-2 dried peppers of your choice, and some chili flakes if you really want to go crazy. Pour over the olive oil and get ready to spice up your life!
For a super bright and acidic olive oil, add in the peels of 1 whole lemon and pour over olive oil. This infused olive oil is perfect for salad dressings and more.