Best Basil Recipes

Best Basil Recipes

Recently on my Cooking On The Weekends Facebook Page, I asked the question, “If you had to name one food that most quickly brings your mind to summer, what would it be?”  Amidst all of the peaches and strawberries, basil was a recurring answer.

So while I plan to bring you many peach and strawberry recipes throughout the summer — today, join me in exploring a collection of my best basil recipes.

Click on the titles to get the delicious recipes.

Top left:  Lemon Basil Salad Dressing
Top right:  Wildted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Sesame Salad
Bottom left: Peach Caprese with Balsamic Glaze
Bottom right:  Apricot-Basil Preserves

Best Basil RecipesTop left:  Strawberry Basil Kebabs
Top right:  Bacon, Basil and Balsamic Potatoes
Bottom left:  Lemon Basil Pizza
Bottom right:  Tomato, Red Onion, and Pesto Open-Faced Sandwich

Best Basil RecipesThe BBLT!  Basil, Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich 

Best Basil Recipes

Click on the titles to get the delicious recipes.

Top left:  Mango Manchego Basil Salad
Top right: Lemon-Basil Strawberry Caprese
Bottom left: Chilled Cucumber Basil Soup
Bottom right: Spicy Sriracha Salmon Basil Burgers

Oh, and before I go, I’d like to introduce you to Petra of Zoom Yummy.  She wrote a lovely post, Basil – Interesting Facts, and I encourage you to check it out.  I think you’ll enjoy it.

So tell me, what food brings your mind to summer?

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