A versatile, widely used and a prince among the herb. Basil is used to add a sweet and strong pungent taste to dishes. It is an annual plant that is easy to grow and research shows that it is native to India. The plant grows well in warm climates and is a staple in Italian dishes one of the popular condiment is called pesto made from pine nuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil. There are numerous species of basil this includes lemon basil, holy basil and Thai basil. In Mediterranean regions, basil and tomato is a classic combination. Toss it with pasta, spread it on sandwiches, or dollop it into soup. There’s just no end to the versatility of the popular aromatic herb. There is an array of possibilities for cooking with basil.
Fried Mozzarella, Basil and Nectarine Stacks with Balsamic Glaze
Warm, sweet and gooey. A perfect appetizer with a combination of creamy mozzarella, basil, nectarine stacks and drizzle some balsamic glaze.
Charred Tomato Basil Chicken Florentine Pasta with Herb Butter Breadcrumbs
Creamy, delish, and basically a taste of heaven. A mixture of sour yet cheesy goodness!
Cheese Ravioli with Lemon Basil Butter Sauce
Quick and dinner recipe for a cozy evening with your loved ones! Made from basic ingredients that you’ll surely love!
Grilled Peach, Brie & Basil Sandwich
Filling sandwich to ease your hungry afternoon! Easy to assemble meal great paired with iced tea or cold soda drink!
Pizza with Lemon, Smoked Mozzarella & Basil
Beautiful crispy, tangy, cheesy pizza with a wonderful taste of basil. Made from basic ingredients that are available in your pantry!
Sauteed Zucchini with Mint, Basil & Pine nuts
Deliciously healthy light meal. Filled with different taste of vegetable element. Don’t forget to pair it with a toasted bread and cheese.
Prosciutto Pesto Pizza Twists
Easy and appetizing prosciutto pesto pizza twists that can be eaten as a main meal or snack! Please include marinara sauce or ranch dressing dip to make it more irresistible!
Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers
A bed of sweet grilled shrimp with pesto. Tastes divine and awesomely good! Great menu for barbecue time with family!
Steamed Clams with Fresh Basil
Calling all seafood lover! Run out of recipe to pull off with your clams? Steam your clams with flavorful basil, mouth-watering!
Thai Basil Chicken
The famous Thai Basil Chicken is here! Steamed a rice and put it as a toppings and your dinner will turn out perfect!
Corn, Bacon & Basil Spaghetti
Three basic ingredients but will knock off your taste buds awesomely! The fusion of flavors is the best that you want to have another serving! Enjoy!
Lighter Summer Squash Red Curry with Basil
Forget the Indian restaurant you’re eyeing for days now! Fix your cravings and toss the fresh recipe on your pot, very easy and healthy too!
Basil Ice Cream
Ditch the usual flavor and try this incredible basil ice cream! It tastes amazing and refreshing despite what you are thinking.
Raspberry Basil Mojito
Fresh, herbal-y, and citrus-y cocktail to accompany your dinner meal! Don’t forget to keep it cool then add some ice cubes to make it more delicious and refreshing!
Italian Steak with Grilled Radicchio Salad
Do something fun with your steak. Add some herb to make it more delectable! The juiciness will make you want to devour more!
Southwestern Ranch Chicken Salad
Work more vegetable into your meal by preparing this protein loaded salad! Bath it with ranch dressing and you’re good to go!
Basil Cornmeal Shortbread Sandwiches with Apricot Filling
Try this unique shortbread added with a stash of basil! Crumbly, sweet and intensely basil flavored! Add some filling you like and pair it with an ice cold drink or tea! Great for an afternoon snack!