To freeze basil leaves, chop the leaves coarsely, coat them with olive oil, ladle the mixture into ice cube trays, remove them from the trays, and then store the frozen basil leaves. Be sure to store them in a freezer-safe container until use.Continue Reading
Place the washed, dried basil leaves into a clean, dry food processor.
Process the leaves until they are chopped coarsely.
Add a few drops of olive oil to the food processor.
Process the mixture thoroughly.
Place small amounts of the basil leaf and olive oil mixture into ice trays, and place them into a freezer.
Place the frozen basil cubes into plastic freezer-safe storage containers, and return them to the freezer until ready to use.