Description: A member of the mint family, basil is a tender, annual herb. A low–growing plant with pointed, oval–shaped leaves, Basil is extremely aromatic. Native to India, Basil is now grown in many regions of the world.
Culinary Uses: Often a key ingredient in Italian dishes, as well as Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, Basil’s slightly spicy flavor makes it ideal for fish, chicken, stews, pasta and salads. Another popular use for Basil is in pesto, an Italian sauce that also contains olive oil and pine nuts.
Part Of Plant Used: Leaves
Basil comes in the following retail packages:
The Fresh Flavor of Italy!
Our fresh packaged Basil has a flavor like no other. One of our most popular herbs, Basil will add a rich, unique flavor to any of your favorite dishes.
(basil does NOT go in the fridge)