TOP 10: Flavorful Basil Recipes

11 August, 2020 , , ,

Basil has a unique and appetizing aroma. It is obviously associated with pesto, but it can be prepared in all kinds of ways. It gets its name from the Latin word “Basilicum” and from the Greek term “Basilikos”, both of which mean “royal”. We are proposing our top 10 recipes with basil for you to enjoy like royalty!

#10 – Basil Crisp Chicken Breast

Basil Crisp Chicken Breast

Basil Crisp Chicken Breast

With this simple and excellent recipe, meat is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The basil pleasantly perfumes the whole. To try without hesitation!

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#9 – Pasta with a Sun-dried Tomato Sauce

Pasta with a Sun-dried Tomato Sauce

Pasta with a Sun-dried Tomato Sauce

Adding sundried tomatoes takes pesto to a whole new level. A veggie pasta dish that can be prepared very quickly!

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#8 – Vegetable Soup with Pistou

Vegetable Soup with Pistou

Vegetable Soup with Pistou

This soup, which is almost a meal in itself, is the pride of Provence. The type of beans and vegetables used may vary, but a mixture of crushed basil, garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, and olive oil, called «pistou» [pr. pees-TOO] is always added, uncooked, as a condiment. The basil mixture was traditionally crushed with a mortar and pestle, hence the name «pistou», meaning «crushed», which is similar to the nearby, and perhaps more well known Ligurian «pesto». Nowadays a food processor is used instead of a mortar and pestle.

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Jeanne Dumouchel

Jeanne Dumouchel

A graduate of the UQAM in Communication (digital media) and a connoisseur of culture in all its forms, Jeanne has been the social media community manager for SOSCuisine since 2016. She also collaborates on the creation of content for the blog. SOSCuisine helps her to shop and eat better every day.

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