Herbed olive oil cubes. One of my favorite things about living in California is all of the beautiful fresh herbs and produce that grow year round. I happen to grow my own herb and produce garden. Growing my own herbs and produce means having a fresh supply of tasty ingredients whenever I want. And here is an effortless way to preserve some of your herbs.
This is a great hack for making a flavorful meal on the fly. Just thaw your herb cube or heat it right up in a pan frozen. I love to use it in pasta dishes, stews, sautes, soups, roasts and more. One of my favorites is a nice pasta bowl for two. Just pop a cube in a skillet with a little fresh garlic and red chile flakes. toss in some nice hot pasta and top it off with a little (or a lot) of grated parmesan! Simplicity at its finest. Has anyone ever tried this? Share in the comments below. Have a great weekend everyone!
Herbed Olive Oil Cubes
Olive Oil (You can also use coconut, avocado, grapeseed, etc.)
Herbs of choice
Ice cube tray ( I buy the cheap ones that you can get at any grocery store)
Wash and dry herbs of choice.
Chop the herbs or leave whole
Mix and match your own blends.
Fill each cube in the tray with herbs about 3/4 of the way full. (You can also use garlic, ginger. And even lemon, orange or lime zest)
Pour oil of choice over herb mixture until filled.
Place the tray in the freezer and freeze overnight.
Remove from tray and place into individual glad bags and label if necessary.