Basil

    Basil pesto and basil chicken are perhaps the most classic uses of this wonderful herb, but fresh basil is also a wonderful addition to soup, stew and stir fry recipes.

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    Global Cuisine

     
    32 reviews
     
    5min

    Simple combination of garlic, basil and parmesan cheese combine in this vinaigrette recipe that can be used on any green salad.

    Recipe by: Richard

     
    232 reviews
     
    40min

    I love this easy chicken salad because you can eat it as is or you can use it to fill sandwiches or baguettes. A great thing to have in the fridge.

    Recipe by: Janet Schaufele

     
    18 reviews
     
    8hours15min

    This delicious dish makes a great dip or entree. Basil and tomatoes are seasoned with green chilli, garlic and sea salt. Serve with toasted baguette slices or pitta wedges.

    Recipe by: CSANDST1

     
    63 reviews
     
    30min

    A thick and warming lentil soup, perfect for a filling lunch with some crusty bread. This works best using a hand held blender.

    Recipe by: Dave-o

     
    4 reviews
     
    15min

    A phytochemical in corn protects your eyes against age-related macular degeneration, which causes blindness.

    Recipe by: Lynn Lewis

     
    206 reviews
     
    23min

    Basil and sun-dried tomato add flavor and zing to this simple yet delicious pasta salad recipe. It's perfect for picnics, potlucks, bring a plates and great served warm or cold. You may want to add a clove of minced garlic as well.

    Recipe by: kgwen

     
    37 reviews
     
    45min

    Barbecued sautéed eggplant with tofu in a sauce made with blended chillies, garlic, coriander and lime juice. Serve with steamed rice.

    Recipe by: ACHRISTOU

     
    82 reviews
     
    55min

    Chicken thighs are an underrated and more flavourful cut of chicken. This is a simple baked recipe that coats them in basil, breadcrumbs and Parmesan.

    Recipe by: Suzanne

     
    4 reviews
     
    50min

    Plum tomatoes or full-flavoured summer tomatoes are best for this recipe, but you can also use tinned tomatoes.

    Recipe by: Ariana Klepac

     
    468 reviews
     
    10min

    Aromatic and fresh basil leaves are blended with Parmesan, walnuts and cloves of fresh garlic. This pesto tastes great on pasta, with tomatoes or even as a dip.

    Recipe by: sal

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