Food Storage & SkillsPreserving Fresh Basil AKA Pistou

Preserving Fresh Basil AKA Pistou

If your family loves basil see how to go about preserving fresh basil aka Pistou. Pistou is a much cheaper way to preserve basil but you can use it much the same way you would use pesto.  It needs no canning or refrigeration and you will love having the taste of fresh basil in the deep of winter.

Preserving Fresh Basil AKA Pistou

Fresh, garden raised basil adds something very special to so many different foods. Unfortunately, it does not grow year round s that during non-growing seasons you are left without its great taste and benefits to your health. Fortunately, there are ways to use freshly grown basil that can be stored year-round.

This video was designed to introduce the viewer to the preparation of something called pistou. This French method of preserving fresh basil aka Pistou is from, Homesteading Family. The pistou that is described on the video is made by processing freshly picked basil.

The presenter describes the only three ingredients (basil, olive oil, and salt) and it placed in a mason jar and placed uncanned in your pantry or canning shelf. All of the information is presented in a way that makes it really easy to read and understand.

Benefits of watching the video Homemade Recipes;  Preserving Fresh Basil AKA Pistou

Discover a great way to store your fresh from the garden basil and have it ready to be used in a number of different recipes.
The recipe on video describes all of the ingredients and supplies that you will need to have to get started.

The presenter describes all of the necessary steps that were taken in order to make and store the fresh basil pistou.
The video is the perfect way to share the recipe with as many people as possible.


Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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