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Beyond Pesto: 23 Awesome Basil Recipes You'll Love

This time of year, fresh basil is abundant. These 23 recipes will make the most of your herb harvest without resorting to pesto.

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Best Gluten Free Strawberry Crumble

Jennifer / Via fromentfree.com

This yummy strawberry basil dessert is topped with a nutty gluten free crumble. Who wants a big helping with ice cream? Get the recipe here

Grilled Lamb Kabob Platter with Basil Goat Cheese

Jessica / Via coffeeandcrayons.net

Colorful bell pepper and lamb kabobs make a showstopping platter when they're served with a side of basil goat cheese dip. Get the recipe here

Margherita Pizza Soup

Charity Beth / Via vintagekitty.com

This fun soup has the flavors of margherita pizza, right down to the fresh basil and melty mozzarella cheese, but it’s deconstructed for a creative twist. Get the recipe here

Corn Salad with Basil and Queso Fresco

Charity Beth / Via vintagekitty.com

In just 20 minutes you can put together this healthy corn salad. It features seasonal ingredients and a simple lemon dressing. Get the recipe here

Tuscan Tomato and Egg Skillet

Katherine / Via wanderspice.com

Inspired by a Tuscan staple, this easy breakfast is loaded with crispy potatoes, sofrito and poached eggs that are topped with fresh basil. Get the recipe here

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