25 Things To Do With Fresh Basil

In summer, basil is plentiful.  Every time I go to the grocery store I can smell its fragrance throughout the produce department.  I love growing my own, too.  It's not a difficult plant to care for.   And with it being so plentiful, there are lots of fantastic things you can do with basil.  Here are just a few.

1.  Good old pesto is the first thing that comes to mind, from Gimme Some Oven.

2.   Basil Sea Salt from The Rising Spoon.

There are lots of fantastic things you can do with basil.

3.  My Lazy Caprese Salad is easy and delicious.

4.  Orange Basil Infused Water by Girl Inspired

5.  Honey Basil Fruit Salad from The Housewife In Training Files

6.  Whipped Basil Feta Dip from The Domestic Superhero

7. Sweet Basil Vinaigrette from The Cafe Sucre Farine

8.  Basil Garlic Aioli by Self Proclaimed Foodie

9. Fresh Mozzarella Basil Bites by Return to Sunday Supper

10.  Caprese Avocado Salad from Damn Delicious

11.  Basil Mozzarella Grilled Cheese from Enjoy Every Bite

12.  My Black and Basil Drink

13.  Roasted Red Pepper, Basil and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken by Barbells and Bellinis

14. Lemon Basil Grilled Pork from Bitz n Giggles

15.  Caprese Bruschetta from House of Yumm

16. Margherita Pizza from Sally's Baking Addiction

17.  Crustless Caprese Quiche from Fresh April Flours

18. Tomato Basil Soup by Season With Spice

19. Three Cheese Peach and Proscuitto Pizza with Basil Honey Balsamic Reduction by Cooking Classy

20.  Thai Basil Coconut Chicken by Food Renegade

21. Basil Cream Sauce over Pasta

22.  White Bean Artichoke Basil Toasts by Pinch of Yum

23.  Chicken Parmesan Meatballs from Kim's Healthy Eats

24. Loaded Spinach Salad with Creamy Avocado Basil Dressing from Happy Healthy Mama

25. White Bean Basil Soup from the Vegan 8

What are some of your favorite basil creations?