Basil Leaves
herbs

Basil Leaves

Basil, also called Sweet Basil, is the dried leaves of the herb Ocimum basilicum, a member of the mint family. A mint-like flavour & aroma, Basil was believed to have originated in India. Basil is ... Basil, also called Sweet Basil, is the dried leaves of the herb Ocimum basilicum, a member of the mint family. A mint-like flavour & aroma, Basil was believed to have originated in India. Basil is a small, bushy plant that grows to about 2 feet tall. Its botanical name is derived from the Greek "to be fragrant.”
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Usage Tips

  • Rub basil leaves between your fingers between adding to your dish to bring out their fragrance and flavor.
  • Basil’s peppery taste pairs well with tomato based dishes. Add basil to your tomato soups, pizza, tomato sauce and more.
  • Basil is a natural fit for Indian dishes. Add it to Indian curries and as seasoning for meats.
  • Basil pairs well with Mediterranean herbs marjoram, dill, oregano and thyme. Add them together in your dishes for a medley of flavour.
  • Club House Basil Leaves can be used in green Thai curry blend, bouquet garni, and Italian seasonings.

Nutritional Information

  • 0 Calories
  • 0g Total Fat
  • 0g Saturated Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • 0mg Cholesterol
  • 0mg Sodium
  • 0g Carbohydrates
  • 0g Fiber
  • 0g Sugar
  • 0.1g Protein

Ingredients

Basil Leaves

About Basil 

While basil has a great prominence in Italian cooking, it originates from India and the Near East. In the west, Basil was well loved. Ancient Greeks called it the “royal herb.” Basil is regularly used in Italian, Indian, Thai and Mediterranean dishes. This herb pairs well with tomato. Learn how basil tastes, how to use basil and basil recipes below.

 

What does Basil Taste Like? 

Basil has a peppery taste. It has a strong, sweet aroma. It’s taste and aroma is comparable to mint, as basil is part of the mint family. It is also similar in taste and aroma to cloves and anise.

UPC Code (SIZE)

066200011604 (37g)

6620003062 (775g)

066200911881 (190g)

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