If you anticipate buying buko basil anytime soon, come back and use these ideas!
2. Freeze it! Chop and mix with vegetable broth then freeze so you have flavor inspiration ready to rock when you're not quite rolling with fresh stocked goodies. It happens to all of us, even this grocery shoppin lovin dietitian.
3. Arugula-Lemon Pesto. Pesto is far from creative, I get it. This version is bright, very spring-esque and versatile. Toss with a can of chickpeas and you have a near instant nutrient packed salad addition. Or, add to cooked quinoa or pasta for a side dish twist. Arugula-Lemon Pesto Bliss: Combine 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 clove garlic, 2 cups arugula, 1 cup basil, few tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper to taste in a blender or food processor. Presto pesto.
How do you use extra basil?