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50 Fresh Basil Recipes!


posted: 07/26/13

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More than 50 Fresh Basil Recipes!! Do you have a lot of fresh basil in your garden and you’ve already made 18 batches of pesto? No worries! I have 50 other great ways for you to use that awesome summer herb!
50 Fresh Basil Recipes to use that yummy summer herb! via www.wineandglue.com



























Hi! I'm Lisa Longley, and I am committed to giving you simple dinner ideas and recipes that are easy to make; recipes that will fill your home with joy. I am the owner and author of SimpleJoy.com and I'm so glad that you are here.

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  1. Amy @ What Jew Wanna Eat says

    What a great round-up! Thanks for including my hummus!

  2. Aimee @ like mother like daughter says

    Thanks for including my chicken in your recipe round up! I love fresh basil – especially cause we grow it in our garden. I can’t wait to try a few more of these – especially the strawberry raspberry basil fruit leather. Yum!

  3. Jessica says

    I love fresh basil and exclaim your caprese quesidilla was pretty much close to perfection!

  4. Ricki says

    Wow! The colors alone in this roundup are making me hungry. .. so many gorgeous dishes! Thanks so much for including my Watermelon Basil Cooler in the mix. Can’t wait to try out so many of these recipes! :)

  5. Stephanie says

    Thanks for including me! :)

  6. Joanne @ Fifteen Spatulas says

    Basil just screams summer. What a great roundup for summertime! And thanks for including me!

    • Lisa Longley says

      Joanne, it was so easy to include you!! You have such great recipes!!

  7. Laura says

    Thanks for the shout outs! What a great list! Bookmarking for summer cooking!

  8. Jen Nikolaus says

    Thanks for including me in this, Lisa!! What a great group of recipes! I LOVE basil!

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