When it comes to fresh greens, nothing quite compares to the taste and smell of basil. Whether it's incorporated as a garnish or used as a main ingredient, the aromatic herb is, quite simply, perfect. Since that's not a word we throw around too often, we've gathered 11 summer recipes, both sweet and savory, that celebrate basil's transformative powers in all types of dishes. Click through the check them out, including this basil, blackberry, and ricotta pizza that will completely re-define your perception of America's favorite food.
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