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Lemon Thyme Infused Oil

This is a tasty and versatile infused oil recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: infused oil recipe, lemon, lemon and thyme infused oil recipe, thyme
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 10kcal


  • 1-2 cups of good olive oil or oil of choice see above.
  • Any herb washed and dried completely.
  • Any spice slightly toasted to bring out its natural oils.


  • Non-Heated Version:
  • Wash and dry the bottle you are going to store it in completely. Make sure it has a good seal like a canning jar or has a rubber stopper.
  • Gently crush or "bruise" the herbs, toast any spices, all of which brings out the natural oils flavor of each.
  • Place herbs and or spices in bottle and cover with oil.
  • Store in the oil of choice and place the bottles in a dark spot for a week or two.
  • Strain out the herbs or spices and pour into cleaned bottles.
  • Heated Oil version:
  • Heat your oil of choice in a small saucepan.
  • Add your desired herbs or spices and let steep for a few minutes (until the ingredients are fragrant). If using spices, toast slightly first to bring out their natural oils. Oil temp should be 180°.
  • Cool, strain and pour into cleaned bottles.


Calories: 10kcal | Fat: 1g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg