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Add a Twist to Your Meals: 19 Must-Try Herb Recipes for National Herb Day!

National Herb Day is the perfect occasion to explore the vibrant world of herbs and the unique flavors they bring to every dish. This collection of recipes showcases the versatility of herbs, from the refreshing fragrance and flavor of basil to the robust aroma of rosemary. Each recipe is designed to make these natural flavors shine in simple yet impressive dishes that anyone can prepare. Celebrate the magic of herbs and give your dishes a fresh twist!

Chives: How to Make Chive Butter

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This Chive Butter is not only incredibly easy to make but also deliciously versatile. In less than 5 minutes, you can whip up a batch that complements a variety of dishes. Its rich, herbaceous flavor pairs beautifully with fish, meat, and vegetables, enhancing the taste of each bite. Whether you’re looking to add a buttery zest to grilled steak or a fragrant touch to roasted veggies, this chive butter is your go-to condiment for adding a quick and tasty flair to almost any meal. Get the Recipe: Chive Butter.

Chive Blossom Vinegar

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Chive blossom vinegar adds a delightful touch to your salads and dressings. This recipe is incredibly easy to make and quick, requiring just 10 minutes to prepare. The delicate flavor of chive blossoms infuses the vinegar with a mild, oniony taste that enhances any dish it graces. This simple addition will transform your culinary creations with minimal effort, perfect for giving a special lift to everyday meals. Get the Recipe: Chive Blossom Vinegar.

Chive Vinaigrette

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This Chive Vinaigrette is a delicious chive flower recipe that only takes minutes to make. Great for dressings and marinades. This easy dressing adds a lovely, mild chive flavor to so many dishes. Get the Recipe: Chive Vinaigrette.

How to Preserve Chives

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Preserving chives is a simple process that can help you cut costs. Discover methods for storing fresh chives, freezing them, and drying them in three different ways. Be sure to explore the end of this article for a variety of delicious chive recipes. Get the Recipes: Preserving Chives.

Cheesy Herbed Muffins

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These Cheese and Chive Muffins are delicious and incredibly easy to make! Packed with savory herbs and rich bacon, they offer a burst of flavor in every bite. These muffins are sure to be a hit, versatile enough for any meal, from a quick breakfast to a satisfying dinner. Their delightful combination of cheese, rosemary, parsley, and chives complements any dish, making them a perfect choice for various occasions. Get the Recipe: Cheesy Muffins.

Smoked Salmon Dip

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Smoked Salmon Dip is quick and easy, requiring less than ten minutes to assemble, making it ideal for those unexpected moments when guests drop by. This creamy, flavorful dip is a crowd-pleaser, combining the rich taste of smoked salmon with a smooth base with fresh chives and dill. Perfect for pairing with crackers, vegetables, or crusty bread, it’s a go-to appetizer that delivers both convenience and elegance. Get the Recipe: Smoked Salmon Dip.

Bacon Quiche

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This Bacon Spinach Cheese Quiche is a versatile dish that effortlessly transitions from breakfast to brunch and even dinner. Simple to prepare, it combines crispy bacon, fresh spinach, and melty cheese in a perfectly baked crust. Whether you’re hosting a Sunday brunch or looking for a comforting dinner option, this quiche brings a touch of elegance to the table with minimal fuss. This recipe has a healthy serving of fresh or dried dill to bump up the flavor. Get the Recipe: Bacon Spinach Quiche.

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

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Smoked salmon deviled eggs are a delicious twist on an appetizer classic. They are incredibly easy and only take a few minutes to put together. They incorporate fresh dill and fresh chives to make a flavorful filling that is sure to please. Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs.

Pasta with Chorizo

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This Chorizo Pasta and fried basil is a fast, flavorful meal with only ten major ingredients. It’s fresh, cheesy, and so tasty, and it is done in less than 20 minutes. It’s another perfect, delicious meal for any busy weeknight. Chorizo Pasta.

Garlic Scape Pesto

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Garlic Scape Pesto is such a delicious addition to so many recipes. Make it with garlic scapes and fresh herbs like, parsley, basil, and oregano. This pesto is easily made dairy-free, vegan, and gluten-free. It’s perfect for pasta, meats, & more. Get the Recipe: Garlic Scape Pesto.

Pasta with Peas and Ham

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Pasta with peas and ham is a classic Italian dish that combines the savory flavors of ham with the sweetness of peas and the comfort of pasta. This simple and satisfying recipe is easy to make and perfect for a quick, delicious weeknight dinner. Garnish it with chopped, fresh basil leaves. Get the Recipe: Pasta with Peas.

Garlic Scape Compound Butter

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This Garlic Scape Herb Compound Butter is so very tasty and couldn’t be easier! It enhances the flavor of fish and seafood, vegetables, potatoes, pasta, just about anything you can imagine! It’s loaded with parsley, basil, and garlic scapes. Get the Recipe: Garlic Scape Butter.

Stuffed Turban Squash

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Discover the art of creating mouthwatering stuffed turban squash in this step-by-step guide. From selecting the perfect squash to crafting a delectable filling, we’ll unveil the secrets to a savory autumn delight. Load it up with fresh thyme, oregano, and parsley. Get the Recipe: Stuffed Turban Squash.

Lamb Loin Roast

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This Lamb Loin is a super easy, special dish for any occasion. Stuff it with a selection of fresh herbs for added flavor. Learn this simple, step-by-step method for grilling or roasting today! Get the Recipe: Lamb Loin.

Bacon and Egg Potato Salad

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This potato salad with bacon and eggs is incredibly easy. It’s one of my most requested salads for potlucks. Several “secret” ingredients, including fresh herbs, make this recipe a must. Get the Recipe: Potato Salad.

Macaroni Salad with Tuna

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This Macaroni Tuna Salad is a great recipe for potlucks. It only takes a few minutes to make, and is loaded with fresh herbs like chives, parsley, and dill. Garnish it with hard-boiled eggs, herbs, and edible flowers, like nasturtiums. Get the Recipe: Macaroni Tuna Salad.

Chimichurri Sauce

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Chimichurri sauce is a vibrant and aromatic condiment that brings flavor to any table. This zesty blend of fresh parsley, garlic, vinegar, olive oil, and chili flakes is the perfect companion to grilled meats, offering a tangy and herbaceous lift that enhances the natural flavors. Get the Recipe: Chimichurri Sauce.

Red Potato Salad

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If you love a zesty potato salad, this red potato salad recipe is the one to try. It uses twice-baked potatoes along with pickles, onions, and plenty of fresh herbs and spices. It’s delicious and perfect for a family dinner, a barbecue, or even a potluck. Get the Recipe: Red Potato Salad.

Pesto Sauce

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This vegan pesto sauce recipe, bursting with flavor, offers a guilt-free pleasure for serving your family. Its versatility shines through, especially for lactose-intolerant family members, as it cleverly substitutes cheese with nutritional yeast. This adaptation ensures everyone can enjoy its rich, savory taste without compromise. Get the Recipe: Pesto Sauce.

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