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50 Best Summer Recipes And All-Star Dishes - Food.com

52 Best Summer Recipes And All-Star Dishes

How to Easily Make Pesto from Fresh Basil

How to Easily Make Pesto from Fresh Basil

PESTO ~ 2 cups fresh basil leaves, washed and patted dry  4 good-sized garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped  1 cup pine nuts (if pine nuts are not available, substitute with walnuts)  1 cup high quality olive oil  1 cup freshly grated imported Parmesan Reggiano  ¼ cup freshly grated imported Romano  Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Pesto

PESTO ~ 2 cups fresh basil leaves, washed and patted dry 4 good-sized garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped 1 cup pine nuts (if pine nuts are not available, substitute with walnuts) 1 cup high quality olive oil 1 cup freshly grated imported Parmesan Reggiano ¼ cup freshly grated imported Romano Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Basil is my can’t-live-without-it herb. Its aroma simply exudes summer. I generously sprinkle it over caprese salads, add it whole-leaf into spicy Thai soups, muddle it into Bloody Marys, and make sweet basil syrup for my sliced summer strawberries. And don’t even get me started about how liberally I toss freshly chopped basil on my pizza; I know I'm not alone here. Many times, an established basil plant is less expensive than those packages of basil you find in the grocery store. So stop…

Everything You Need to Know About Growing Basil

Basil is my can’t-live-without-it herb. Its aroma simply exudes summer. I generously sprinkle it over caprese salads, add it whole-leaf into spicy Thai soups, muddle it into Bloody Marys, and make sweet basil syrup for my sliced summer strawberries. And don’t even get me started about how liberally I toss freshly chopped basil on my pizza; I know I'm not alone here. Many times, an established basil plant is less expensive than those packages of basil you find in the grocery store. So stop…

TGI Friday's--- Fresh Spinach: 180 cal, 8 carbs, 4 protein. Plus onions and mushrooms

TGI Friday's--- Fresh Spinach: 180 cal, 8 carbs, 4 protein. Plus onions and mushrooms

Recipe: Garlic & Basil Butter

Recipe: Garlic & Basil Butter

I have the perfect solution if you have extra basil and want to save it. Compound butter. Easy to make and adds flavour to your cooking.

Best Pesto. Ever.  Don't ever buy pesto.  This recipe is totally worth the prep.  Spinach Basil Pesto Allrecipes.com

Best Pesto. Ever. Don't ever buy pesto. This recipe is totally worth the prep. Spinach Basil Pesto Allrecipes.com

Chimichurri Sauce: 1 bunch flat leaf parsley (cut off thick stems) 1/2 bunch cilantro 4-6 cloves of garlic (adjust to taste) 1 tbs crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Juice from 1 wedge of small lemon 1 ts dried oregano 1/4 medium white or red onion 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste

Chimichurri Sauce: 1 bunch flat leaf parsley (cut off thick stems) 1/2 bunch cilantro 4-6 cloves of garlic (adjust to taste) 1 tbs crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Juice from 1 wedge of small lemon 1 ts dried oregano 1/4 medium white or red onion 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

BEST DIP EVER! Goes great with bagel chips (bought or hand made) or any other kind of sturdy cracker/chip. Sometimes I add cheddar cheese and cut back on the other cheese. Also I use frozen spinach rather than fresh most of the time.

Pesto superstar, that is what you are. Ina Garten's 5-minute recipe is as good as it gets.

Basil Pesto

Pesto superstar, that is what you are. Ina Garten's 5-minute recipe is as good as it gets.

White Lasagna with Chicken and Pesto from The Food Charlatan. This EASY lasagna is filled with chicken, pesto, spinach, and a creamy (slightly lightened up) white sauce. And of course a healthy dose of ricotta!

White Lasagna with Chicken and Pesto

White Lasagna with Chicken and Pesto from The Food Charlatan. This EASY lasagna is filled with chicken, pesto, spinach, and a creamy (slightly lightened up) white sauce. And of course a healthy dose of ricotta!