Basil & Watermelon Salad
- handful of basil, chopped or julienned
- 3 cups cubed watermelon
- 4 tsp lemon juice
- 1-2 dashes cayenne pepper or chili powder
Toss all ingredients together and serve immediately.
Basil Pesto (nut & dairy free)
- 4 cups loose basil leaves
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup Olive Oil
Peel garlic cloves and chop in food processor. Add basil leaves and 1/2 tsp salt. Place lid on food processor and turn on. Slowly drizzle oil through funnel and process until garlic and basil is finely minced. Add salt if necessary. This basil pesto is wonderful on pizza, pasta, veggies and crostini!
*You can add 1/2 cup of shredded parmesan when you add basil.