General Uses for Basil

Have some leftover basil? Here are some ideas on what to do with it:

  1. Mix chopped basil into scrambled eggs
  2. Put whole leaves on a sandwich
  3. Chop or chiffonade basil and throw it into a salad
  4. If you’re making a green smoothie with spinach or kale, put basil into the smoothie
  5. Sprinkle chopped basil on pizza
  6. Put basil leaves and cucumber or lemon slices into a pitcher of ice water. This flavors the water and makes it so refreshing
  7. Put basil in stir fries and curries
  8. If you’re using bread crumbs for something, put the basil and bread crumbs in a food processor to make seasoned bread crumbs
  9. Hmm, I’ll try to think of more ideas….

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