Great to use in salads, soups, dips and sauces, stews, rice dishes; as part of fines herbs mixture; frequent addition to Italian tomato dishes; excellent in red lentil soup, gazpacho, ratatouille. Good in omelettes, egg salad, cottage cheese; main ingredient of pesto; great with tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini.

The ratio for using dried herbs to fresh is 1:3. If a recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of fresh basil, use 1 teaspoon dried basil.