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Double Tomato Bruschetta

Double Tomato Bruschetta

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"Bruschetta is a traditional Italian item in which small slices of bread are topped with such things as tomato, basil, and mozzarella cheese, as is the case in this delightful recipe." — by Laurie Thompson 
Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

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"Grilled shrimp are quickly marinated in a spiced tomato sauce, then grilled--either indoors or out. A big hit with company, and easy to prepare." — by BLONDIEPEREZ 
American Lasagna

American Lasagna

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"Lasagna appeals to the eye as well as to the taste buds. Here, ground beef, onion, garlic, basil, tomatoes and a dash of brown sugar make up the sauce, while ricotta, Parmesan, mozzarella, eggs and parsley are the filling for this layered casserole. Prepare up to 2 days in advance, if desired, and chill covered in the refrigerator until ready to bake. Increase the baking time by about 15 minutes." — by ETHELMERTZ 
Best Steak Marinade in Existence

Best Steak Marinade in Existence

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"What's the secret? Soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and a few dried herbs. Now you know." — by Kookie 
Jamie's Minestrone

Jamie's Minestrone

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"I created this soup after becoming tired of the excess salt and lack of veggies in canned minestrone. I recalled a great bowl of minestrone that was overflowing with rich vegetables at the 'Sheepherder's Inn' in Sacramento, California. Great with a hearty bread, romaine salad and a nice Merlot!" — by Jamie 
Chicken Milano

Chicken Milano

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"A delicious pasta and chicken dish with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Serve with crusty bread." — by MARBALET 
Italian Sausage Soup with Tortellini

Italian Sausage Soup with Tortellini

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"Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, red wine, and tortellini - this soup combines favorite ingredients from an Italian kitchen. You can use sweet or hot sausage, depending on your tastes, and fresh herbs if you have them on hand." — by Mary P 
Spaghetti Squash I

Spaghetti Squash I

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"Strands of baked spaghetti squash are tossed with feta cheese, onions, tomatoes, olives, and basil for a Greek-inspired dish that tastes like pasta without all the calories." — by James 
Orzo with Parmesan and Basil

Orzo with Parmesan and Basil

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"For a flavorful treat, saute rice-shaped orzo in butter before simmering in chicken stock. Stir in Parmesan cheese and fresh, chopped basil. Garnish with sprigs of basil to serve." — by DODIEPAJER 
Shrimp Lemon Pepper Linguini

Shrimp Lemon Pepper Linguini

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"Linguine is tossed with a lemony wine and shrimp mixture!" — by skini 
Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

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"Cooked tomatoes and tomato juice are pureed with fresh basil leaves in this soup thickened with heavy cream." — by MARBALET 
Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Basil

Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Basil

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"If you like the ingredients in the name, you'll love the dish. Freshly grated Parmesan cheese makes it complete." — by PAL 
Basil Chicken over Angel Hair

Basil Chicken over Angel Hair

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"Cubed chicken breast is simmered in a peppery tomato-basil sauce and tossed with fine strands of angel hair pasta." — by Wendy Mercadante 
Cajun Seafood Pasta

Cajun Seafood Pasta

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"Three kinds of pepper turn up the heat in this creamy shrimp and scallop sauce. Fresh basil, thyme and parsley add just the right counterpoint, while Swiss and Parmesan cheese add their own sharp flavors. Perfect over fettucine!" — by Star Pooley 
Baked Ziti III

Baked Ziti III

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"Layers of ziti pasta, beefy tomato sauce, sour cream and Italian cheeses get a final dash of flavor with a generous sprinkling of chopped fresh basil before baking." — by VERDIEIIIS 
Brooklyn Girl's Penne Arrabiata

Brooklyn Girl's Penne Arrabiata

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"I created this easy Italian chicken breast recipe after living for years in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn. Enjoy!" — by Beth V. 
Pasta Pomodoro

Pasta Pomodoro

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"Easy and light pasta with tomatoes and garlic. Cooked chicken breast chunks or shrimp can also be added to sauce for a great main dish!" — by DEBNJAMES 
Basil Shrimp

Basil Shrimp

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"This mixture of basil, lemon juice, mustard and garlic adds a wonderful texture and flavor to grilled shrimp. You won 't want to prepare them any other way." — by Gail Laulette 
Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Rosemary Roasted Turkey

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"In this method, which can be used with all types of poultry, olive oil infused with garlic and rosemary is rubbed between the skin and meat of the bird before roasting." — by Star Pooley 
Chicken In Basil Cream

Chicken In Basil Cream

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"Fried chicken gone to finishing school, as a basil-Parmesan sauce brings a mainstay dish to a new level." — by Emily Daggett 
 
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