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Basil

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Sweet Corn with Baby Beets and Basil

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Basil Flatbread Crackers

Other Ideas:
Appetizers
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil, plus 40 whole basil leaves
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten for egg wash
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Pepper Pasta Quick Cook

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 medium shallot, very finely chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and cut into very thin slices
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and cut into very thin slices
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and cut into very thin slices
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch red-pepper flakes
  • 10 basil leaves, well washed and dried, coarsely torn
  • Pepper Pasta
  • Freshly grated Parmesan, for serving
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Green Herb Salsa

Time:10 mins
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Calamari with Tomatoes, Caper Berries, and Basil

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling (optional)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced, plus 1 whole garlic clove
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled plum tomatoes with juice, crushed
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 small dried red chile, such as chile de ├írbol crumbled
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 2 strips (each 3 inches) orange zest
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds small calamari (bodies and tentacles), rinsed and dried
  • 1/2 cup large caper berries
  • 6 slices rustic bread, such as pugliese or ciabatta
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Strawberry Galette

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Galettes, Strawberries
Ingredients
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed fresh basil, chopped
  • 18 to 24 large fresh basil leaves
  • Sugar, for sprinkling
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 8 ounces (1 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons ice water
  • 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
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Spaghetti with Pancetta, Green Beans, and Basil

Time:45 mins
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Pistou

Other Ideas:
French, Make-ahead, Pesto
Ingredients
  • Coarse salt
  • 2 bunches basil, leaves only (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
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Lighter Pesto

Time:10 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 cups tightly packed fresh basil leaves (2 ounces total)
  • 3 tablespoons walnut pieces
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
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Robiola Wrapped in Mortadella

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