Ways to Use Surplus Basil

Featured BlogHer Network Post

[Editor's Note: Too much basil is an awfully good problem to have, but it can indeed still be a bit of a challenge. How to use it up before it goes bad or the nights turn chilly again? Pamela of My Man's Belly has some terrific ideas to share. --Genie]

What to do with all this basil? Fresh Basil Recipes

I’ve got dill, tarragon, spearmint, peppermint, lemon thyme, oregano, epazote, parsley, shiso, chives and basil…lots of basil. In fact, I’ve got regular basil, Thai basil and lemon basil. Basil is the one herb I just can’t decide on which type to get, they’re all so good and I use them in everything. So now, that it’s the middle of summer, I’ve got a bit of problem: I’ve got too much damn basil! What the hell am I gonna do with all of this basil? A person can only eat so much pesto—right?

Basil Anchovy Sauce

Read the full post on My Man's Belly.

Image Credit: My Man's Belly, used by permission

Read more from What to do with all this basil? Fresh Basil Recipes at My Man's Belly


In order to comment on BlogHer.com, you'll need to be logged in. You'll be given the option to log in or create an account when you publish your comment. If you do not log in or create an account, your comment will not be displayed.