Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil 3 large cloves garlic 1/2 cup pine nuts 3/4 cup grating cheese 2/3 cup olive oil Directions: With processor combine basil and garlic, blending to fine paste. Add nuts and cheese and process until smooth. With machine running, pour olive oil through feed tube in slow, steady stream and mix until smooth and creamy. If …

Cool and Creamy Cucumber Salad Recipe

Ingredients: 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced into rounds 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 2 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar, divided 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, divided 8 oz sour cream 1 shallot, minced 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill Freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the cucumber rounds into a …

Basil-Tomato Tart Recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 of a 15 oz pkg folded refrigerated unbaked pie crust 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 5 Roma or 4 medium tomatoes 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves 4 cloves garlic 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 tsp. ground white pepper Fresh basil leaves (optional) Directions: Unfold pie crust according to …