Simple Marinara Sauce Is a Must for the Best Italian Dishes

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There’s no need to turn to bottled products when you can make the best simple marinara sauce right in your own kitchen. This easy recipe comes together in a few simple steps and is ready in just 20 minutes. It brings big flavor, making it ideal for serving on freshly cooked noodles or even as a dip. Read more now.

Asparagus and Snow Pea Salad with Black-Eyed Peas

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When you don’t feel like spending too much time cooking and cleaning in the kitchen, simple is better. This quick salad with fresh asparagus, crunchy snow peas, and creamy black-eyed peas served over quinoa makes a tasty and healthy one-bowl meal that’s ready in under thirty minutes. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Healthy and Delicious Vegan Pesto

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This healthy and vibrant vegan pesto has half the calories of traditional pesto, but is just as creamy and flavorful. We swap out high-fat pine nuts, cheese, and oil with a freshly made cashew cream. With lemon juice and a little bit of cayenne pepper, you’ll want this on everything. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Tangy Roasted Tomato Crostini Is the Best Quick Appetizer

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Roasted tomato crostini is hands down one of the best appetizers you will ever make, and it’s ridiculously easy to prepare. Slow roasted cherry or grape tomatoes combined with garlic, balsamic vinegar, and basil make for a vibrant bite of deliciousness to pique your appetite. Get the simple recipe now on Foodal.

Update on a Classic: Grilled Cheese with Tomato Jam

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The classic grilled cheese sandwich you know and love gets an update with gooey mozzarella, fresh garden basil, and a homemade tomato jam that tastes like summer. Simple, comforting, and bursting with flavor, it’s sure to be a hit at lunch or dinner. Get the recipe now on Foodal, and make your own at home.

Lemon Basil Orzo Pasta Salad with Vegan Parmesan

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This Lemon Basil Orzo Pasta Salad is perfect for summer. With a tasty vegan Parmesan made from walnuts and nutritional yeast, it’s suitable for a variety of special diets. And you’ll love the Mediterranean flavors of fresh herbs, tomatoes, and olive oil. Get the recipe now on Foodal and try it tonight.

Peach Basil Crostini Is the Only Appetizer You Need to Make this Summer

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Fresh, juicy peaches are one of the highlights of the season, and this simple crostini with ricotta and basil is the perfect dish to start off any summertime meal right. From brunch to barbecues, there’s no wrong time to serve this easy-to-make appetizer that features seasonal produce. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Comfort Food Gets Kicked Up A Notch With This Creamy Tomato Basil Bisque

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A bowl of creamy tomato basil bisque is the perfect comfort food to indulge in at the end of a long day, alongside a gooey grilled cheese sandwich. It’s made with ripe summer tomatoes, and a homemade basil oil to finish it off. Read more now on Foodal to get the recipe and find out how to make this soup from scratch.

Up Your Sandwich Game with the Best Peach Basil Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Juicy peaches, herbaceous basil, sweet honey, and a gooey combination of flavorful cheeses come together on toasted sourdough bread to make an addictive combination that you won’t want to stop eating. Read on to find out how to whip up this grilled cheese sandwich at home, made with fresh seasonal produce.

Easy Tomato Cream Sauce: A Fresh-from-the-Garden Topping for Any Pasta

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Foodal’s creamy tomato sauce made with chunks of fresh, juicy tomatoes and fragrant herbs like rosemary and basil is inspired by the summer season and its bountiful gardens. Make a batch now and pour it all over your favorite pasta for a hearty meal with the perfect savory flavors. Check out the recipe now on Foodal.

Camembert Cheese and Pistachio Basil Pesto Bruschetta

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An incredibly delicious and simple appetizer or the perfect light lunch, you’re going to love this variation on a traditional bruschetta. Camembert cheese and tomatoes are baked on top of baguette slices, and topped with a crunchy homemade pistachio basil pesto. Our favorite new appetizer! Get the recipe now on Foodal.