Not Just Pesto: Basil Is A Wonderful Addition To Any Meal

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Fresh, refreshing, and full of flavor, basil is a wonderful and delicious herb that can be incorporated into almost any recipe.

Here are 3 ideas to incorporate this amazing fresh spice into your next meal.

Tomato And Basil Salad

To make this beautiful salad, simply cut a variety of tomatoes coarsely, add fresh basil leaves, season with quality olive oil, salt and pepper. You can also add a nice firm cheese to the salad to give it a nice extra kick. 

A Fragrant Delicious Soup

Add fresh basil leaves to any vegetable soup you make at home. Combined with vegetables like zucchini, carrots, and potatoes—the basil will upgrade any soup and make it into an amazing meal.

Italian Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a Spanish soup from the region of Andalusia, which usually consists of fresh vegetables that are ground to a uniform texture. To add the Italian twist to the dish, you can make a version of the cold soup, soaked in basil flavors. It is better to use fresh and ripe date tomatoes and lots of fresh garlic, to prepare this delightful dish.