#Basil Recipes

Baked meatloaf on platter (minus a couple of slices.)


This is my Grandmother's delicious meatloaf recipe, with my addition of Italian flavor. I usually ...

Fresh Basil Corn and Tomato Salad in a serving bowl.

Fresh Basil Corn and Tomato Salad

Fresh is the key. Don't be tempted to use frozen corn in this salad, or ...

Tomato Herb Pie ready to be sliced.

Tomato Herb Pie

I made this with fresh tomatoes and herbs. This pie can be eaten hot, room ...

Couscous Salad ready to be served.

Couscous Salad

Minty comfort food that leaves you feeling good about yourself, and it tastes so good.

Tasty Tomato Salad

I first had this at my husband's little Italian grandma's house. She would try to ...

Shrimp and corn salsa in a bowl.


This recipe evolved from my basic corn and tomato salsa recipe. I added shrimp and ...

Bowl of corn and tomato salsa with tomato, jalapenos and spoon.


This tangy homemade salsa, made with fresh from the garden vegetables, is so delicious, and ...

A bowl of Basic Pesto sprinkled with pine nuts.

Basic Pesto

I love pesto! This is quick and easy... and really good!

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic.

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil ...

Three Cheese Baked Spaghettios

Fun Fact: The original Spaghetti-O's hit the store shelves in the year 1965 and were ...

Susan's Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta Salad in a serving bowl.

Susan's Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta Salad

My family loves this yummy salad. It's similar to La Madeleine's Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta ...

Creamy Chicken Florentine

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Betty's Thai Basil Stir-Fry Chicken in a bowl.

Betty's Thai Basil Stir-Fry Chicken

I love Thai basil, it has an amazing flavour. This dish comes with a fragrant ...



This is a simple recipe, but there is nothing simple about the wonderful flavor ...

A tray of Mushroom, Sausage, Ricotta, and Basil Cannelloni with torn basil on top.

Mushroom, Sausage, Ricotta, and Basil Cannelloni

I love to use egg roll wrappers for my cannelloni and stuff them with the ...

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

This makes for a quick, light meal. I like it served with a salad or ...

Fresh bread spread with avocado mayo and stacked high with fried chicken, bacon, heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and crisp, fresh basil leaves for a great kick of pure summer flavor!

Southern Fried Chicken Club with Fresh Basil

I wanted a summertime recipe that used some of the loads of wonderful fresh basil ...

Parmesan-Basil Cod

My son absolutely loves just about any kind of fish. Here's one of his favorites!

Instant Pot Turkey/Chicken Minestrone

History Lesson: Minestrone originated in the Roman Empire during a time before it had actually ...

Tomato-Basil Creamy Chicken & Pasta

I love any kind of pasta and cream sauce! Who doesn't love good comfort food!

I did not replace my food processor when it died, so used a blender to make pesto. It may have been easier using a mortar and pestle, but I sold mine at our action before we moved! There is some green basil in this batch, btw.

Purple Pesto

Trying to use up my pretty purple basil before it gets too cold!

Sun-dried tomato basil burger sauce on top of a grilled hamburger.

Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Burger Sauce

Ketchup and mustard can get boring on a burger. This sauce has the tangy flavor ...