Find the perfect basil recipe to suit any occasion, from appetizer recipes through dessert recipes and everything in between.
Basil is such a versatile herb that it can enhance just about anything. Use it to add a splash of color and a wonderful, sweet flavor to your favorite dishes. Once you fall in love with the flavor and aroma you will be looking for more way to use it.
On this page, you will find ideas ranging from classic stand-by's to new, innovative ways to use this herb in drinks, dessert and other ways you might never have thought of.
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You will find recipes with basil in dried form as well as a variety of fresh basil recipes that will allow you to use the leaves fresh from the garden or farm stand. Either way, these recipes are sure to please.
|Fried Basil Leaves||Sweet and Sour Basil Tomatoes|
|Brushetta||Herb Feta Spread|
|Mozz Kabobs||Potato Plank Bruschetta|
|Tomato Basil Fritatta||Caprese Muffins|
|Pasta with Chicken and Basil Cream||Pesto Chicken with Basil Cream|
|Mustard Basil Chicken||Tomato, Basil & Garlic Chicken|
Bouquet Garni Recipe |
Herbes de Provence
Italian Seasoning Recipe
|Tomato Basil Pasta||Basil Pasta, Chicken and Mushrooms|
|Linguine, Tomatoes and Basil Cream||Summer Basil Pasta Salad|
|Breezy Summer Pasta
||Tomato Brie Pasta|
|Basil Pasta Salad with Arugula||Creamy Pasta Casserole|
|Summer Basil Pasta Salad||Basil Pasta Salad with Arugula|
|Tomato Basil Panzanella||Corn and Asparagus Salad|
|Fresh Tomato Mozzarella Salad|
|Basil Dressing||Flavored Mayonnaise (Basil Mango)|
|Parsley Basil Salad Dressing||Basil Infused Olive Oil|
|Basil Butter||Classic Basil Pesto Recipe|
|Walnut Pesto Recipe||Basil Cream Sauce|
|Basil Shallot Mustard||Basil Paste|
|Presto Pesto||Spinach Basil Pesto|
|Basil Lemon Salad Dressing and Marinade|
|Torta Caprese||Cheesy Spaghetti Squash|
|Creamy Pasta Casserole||The Roman Panini|
|Tomato Basil Hamburgers with Mushrooms||Quick Broccoli with Basil Mushrooms|
|Fresh Tomato Basil Soup||la Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup|
|Tomato Basil Bisque||Basil White Bean and Tomato Soup
|Low Fat Fresh Tomato and Basil Soup|
|Thai Basil Chicken||Thai Basil Fried Rice|
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Homemade Basil Mayonnaise Sauce
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