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10 Snacks Recipes with Basil

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Who doesn't love a good snack? These quick eats come together quickly and can be enjoyed with friends and family.Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil Recipe
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1. Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil Recipe
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A simple chunky tomato bruschetta, perfect for dinner parties, starters or even as an afternoon snack!!
2. Heirloom Tomato Panzanella Salad
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Panzanella is a popular Tuscan tomato and bread salad. In this Grokker Premium video chef Staffan Terje demonstrates his interpretation of this Italian summer-time favorite using heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh basil, chili peppers, bread toasted with olive oil and rubbed with garlic, and sun cured olives from Sicily. Give this elegant yet simple salad a try and let us know in the comments section what you think.
3. Caprese Pasta Salad
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Fresh, quick, and easy. This pasta salad is a perfect starter for your next meal!
4. Grilled Tomato and Corn Pasta Salad
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This recipe deserves a gold star! We've taken some of the summer's brightest flavors -- juicy tomatoes and sweet corn -- and grilled them before tossing them together to make this pasta salad from our July/ August issue. Dolloped with ricotta and a bit of fresh basil, this vegetarian dinner is one that even the biggest meat-eaters will adore.
5. Italian-American Pasta Salad
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Chef Fabio Viviani and David Venable come together to show you have to create an Italian-American pasta salad. Plus, get tips on how to perfectly cook your pasta.
6. Tuscan Panzanella Salad
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This popular summer salad combines tomatoes, onions, crisp cucumbers and delicious home made croutons. Served with Sage's own vinaigrette and combined with fresh herbs the flavours come together and soak into the croutons making a tasty appetiser for dinner or a light lunch. Make sure to check out Sage's crouton and balsamic glaze videos in order to perfect this salad.
7. Marinated Peaches with Burrata Cheese
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Fresh peaches, fennel, Burrata cheese - and plenty of olio make up this fresh, ready-in-15 minutes Antipasto platter. As Perbacco chef & owner Staffan Terje says, "Italian cooking is all about the ingredients," and this dish sings on a summer day.
8. Crostini Topped 4 Ways
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"Assaggi", meaning "little tastes" are the perfect way to treat your guests appetite as your Italian Summer Dinner Party starts. Chef Staffan Terje presents four bruschetta options with toppings of your choosing to please any palate: Mix and match, cross-pollinate, or follow these recipes to the tee. Whatever you do for your party, remember that "assaggi" are the first impression, so make it count.
9. Coconut & Shrimp Salad
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Quick, fresh, healthy, and refreshing salad made with coconut, shrimps, cucumber, snow peas, and herbs.
10. Seared Tuna Panzanella Salad
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Rustic and fresh. This Tuscan inspired salad has added sophistication from seared tuna, capers, red onion, and basil, all topped with a lemon zest dressing. Personal Chef Mark Rigby shares his Panzanella Salad recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
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