Basil is one of the best smelling, best tasting and low-maintenance herbs out there. I love having a big basil plant that I can always depend on for pesto and salads. Recently I was out of town and when I came back the basil had grown dramatically. Last night I made some pesto and turned it into a dinner!
First, I added almonds, extra virgin olive oil, parmesan cheese and a clove of garlic to the food processor and created a paste:
Next, the basil went in with some salt and pepper:
So for dinner I made pesto chicken quesdillas! Yum!