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Cheesy Lemons & Basil Olive Oil

A delicious recipe from the Donna Hay website, perfect for Cockatoo Grove Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Enjoy!

Serves 4.




4 lemons, halved

1 cup (100g) grated mozzarella

1 cup (200g) ricotta

½ cup (40g) finely grated parmesan

½ teaspoon chilli flakes

sea salt and cracked black pepper

1 cup basil leaves

¼ cup (60ml) Cockatoo Grove Extra Virgin Olive Oil




Preheat oven to 200ºC (390ºF). Remove the flesh from the lemon halves+ and discard. Place mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan, chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well to combine. Spoon into the lemon halves and place in a baking dish.

Bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese is golden. Place the basil and oil in the bowl of a small food processor and process in short bursts until well combined. Drizzle over lemon halves to serve.