Saturday, July 31

6 recipes beyond pesto to use up a big bunch of basil

When it comes to a big bunch of basil, many turn to trusty pesto to use it up fast. But that’s not all you can — or should — do with it.

You can use it as a lettuce in salad, throw it by the handful into rice or let it wilt down like spinach into a pasta dish, instead.

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