Strawberry Basil Jam

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There is so much you can do with fresh basil. If you have plenty of this herb growing in your summer garden, chances are you’ll still have some left over after you make all of your pestos and sauces. Save the rest for this sweet strawberry basil jam. Get all the details you need for your next jarring day now.

Classic Italian Pesto

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If you’re looking for a spreadable condiment that pairs with pretty much everything, turn to this Italian pesto. Its sharp flavor comes from fresh garlic and nutty parmesan, while basil lends sweetness and a vibrant hue. The sauce owes its velvety texture to fruity olive oil added in a slow stream. Read more.

Cumin-Spiced Carrot Crostata with Basil

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A savory pastry is on the menu for dinner tonight. Enjoy our vegetarian crostata featuring a comforting lineup of ingredients like a spiced yogurt spread, honey-roasted carrots, and a flaky einkorn flour pastry dough speckled with fresh basil. It’s an easy recipe with a beautifully rustic presentation. Read more now.

Simple Summer Tomato Cucumber Salad

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Perfect for feeding a crowd or keeping all to yourself, this summer salad is a colorful medley of crunchy veggies and fresh basil coated in fruity olive oil. Open wide because when juicy tomatoes meet crisp cucumbers and tangy, acidic vinegar, you’re in for a mouthful of magic. Read on for the refreshing recipe.

Cool Off with All-Natural Citrus Honey Basil Creamsicles

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Are you looking for refreshing homemade popsicles? All-natural citrus honey basil creamsicles are flavorful with a surprising herbaceous twist. The creamy base is prepped in a blender for this totally no-fuss recipe. They are quick, easy, and so delicious the whole family will love them. Get the recipe now.

Creamy Parmesan Chicken Bake: A Family Favorite

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This creamy parmesan chicken bake is filled with some of the best flavors, the perfect combination of smooth cheese, bold garlic, lively herbs, and tender poultry. With only 6 ingredients and one pan, it can be prepared quickly and then the oven does all the work. It’s an instant weeknight dinner win! Get the recipe.

Slice and Bake Gluten-Free Basil Shortbread Cookies

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These easy basil shortbread cookies are not only delicious, they’re also gluten free. They hold their shape and are anything but plain with the addition of basil, and they have a slight crumble – like a proper shortbread should. If you haven’t tried herbs in a cookie before, you’re in for a seriously amazing surprise.

Italian Stuffed Steak Pinwheels: An Elevated Entree

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Italian stuffed steak pinwheels are filled with the flavors of balsamic vinegar, provolone cheese, and fresh basil, and they’re sure to be a huge hit. Cooked to perfection on the grill, the cheese gets all gooey and the filling bursts with sweet herbaceousness. It’s the ideal way to elevate your favorite cut of steak.

Einkorn Tomato Basil Pastry (Ricotta Tomato Pie)

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Vibrant summer tomatoes meet fragrant basil and fluffy ricotta cheese in this savory pastry. Thanks to soft, airy einkorn flour, the golden crust is unapologetically flaky – making it an expert landing zone for juicy heirlooms, fresh herbs, and sweet cheese. Get the recipe for this rustic tomato pie now.

Quick and Easy Peach, Basil & Ricotta Flatbreads

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The most flavorful peach, basil, and ricotta flatbreads are a quick and easy homemade appetizer. Creamy cheese, sweet and tart fruit, and herbs make for a fresh seasonal combo that can’t be beat. Plus, the einkorn crust has incredible texture, and you don’t need to wait for the dough to rise! Get the recipe now.

Lighten Up Your Summer Dinner with a Fresh Peach Caprese Salad

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If you need a lightened up summer dinner or an opener for a heavy grilled meal, this fresh peach caprese salad is for you. This recipe is completely stress free, highlighting the sweet fruit, the savory flavor of the mozzarella cheese, and the herbaceous notes of the basil. It’s perfect for summer. Get the recipe now.

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.