Make the most of those fresh, garden herbs this summer with these 15 delicious recipes. From sweet to savory, you'll love these easy ideas!
Do you have a summer herb garden? We've had some hot days recently and our herbs are really taking off! This year we've got lots of basil, thyme, rosemary, mint and more. We love the fresh and bright flavor that herbs bring to recipes and love to use them in all kinds of ways.
These are some of our favorite recipes featuring fresh herbs. There's everything from fresh sauces to salad dressings and even cookies. Make these recipes and enjoy them all summer long!
Green Goddess Hummus
A bright fresh, healthy spread that's fabulous with crackers, chips, veggies, as a sandwich spread, on pita and so much more! This Green Goddess Hummus is about to become your next obsession!
15-Minute Chimichurri Sauce
This fabulous Chimichurri Sauce will take grilled entrees, roasted veggies, seafood, eggs, potatoes, you name it, from ordinary to extraordinarily delicious! You can also use it as a salad dressing, a base for pizza, a dipping sauce for bread...
Zhoug (aka Zhug, Shug or Skhug)
What is Zhoug? It's a vibrant, delicious, super versatile sauce made from fresh herbs, garlic, chiles and oil. It takes the ho-hum out of everyday meals!
Blueberry Arugula Herb Salad
This beautiful Blueberry Arugula Herb Salad is super healthy and probably the freshest, most delicious salad that you'll ever have the pleasure of meeting... or eating! It's perfect for a crowd, great for parties, potlucks and picnics!
Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Shortbread
This crisp, buttery, one-bowl no-mixer, Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Shortbread is one of those unforgettable recipes you'll be begged to make again and again.
Fresh Herb and Ham Crustless Quiches
These Fresh Herb and Ham Crustless Quiches are great for breakfast, brunch, lunch or casual dinners. They're easy to make and come together quickly but taste like a labor of love! I love that you can prepare them ahead then bake just before serving!
Mexican Cilantro Sauce
This Mexican Cilantro Sauce is the perfect way to add a little gourmet deliciousness to any Mexican entry! This vibrant fresh sauce is also fabulous drizzled on chili, eggs, soup and makes a great dipping sauce for wraps, sandwiches, tortilla chips...
Cilantro Rice (Arroz Verde)
This beautiful-hued Cilantro Rice is a delicious alternative to plain rice. It will receive wow reviews every time you serve it!
Sweet Basil Vinaigrette
If this fabulous Sweet Basil Vinaigrette could talk, it would be shouting "summer!" It's sweet, tangy and bursting with vibrant, delicious basil flavor!
Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Bread
This Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Bread takes 5 minutes to prep, 10 minutes to shape and it looks like it comes from an artisan bakery! Oh, and it's ridiculously delicious too!
Fresh Herb Chicken Meatballs
These tender Fresh Herb Chicken Meatballs, with a delicious lemon garlic butter sauce, come together quickly and can be prepped early in the day!
Easy Greek Salad Dressing with Fresh Herbs
This Fresh Herb Greek Salad Dressing is one of those simple, throw-it-all-in-the-blender recipes. The base dressing is delicious on its own, but fresh herbs take it WAY over the top!
Whole Lemon Thyme Salad Dressing
Add a little delicious sunshine to your life with this bright, fresh Whole Lemon Thyme Salad Dressing. There are tons of other ways to use it too!
Franca's Fabulous Italian Mint Pesto
This super simple 4-ingredient Italian Mint Pesto recipe is a delicious fresh condiment that can be served as an appetizer with cheese, used as a dipping sauce for bread, a great pasta sauce drizzled on chicken, salmon, shrimp, pork, and a zillion other things!
Southwestern Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing
This super easy, Southwestern Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing is one of those insanely delicious salad dressings that will make you want to skip the main course!
Thought for the day:
I lift up my eyes to the mountains—
where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord,
the Maker of heaven and earth.