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Basil is a low growing herb and can be bright green or red depending on the variety. Basil has a strong, complex flavour slightly sweet, peppery with a hint of freshness. Basil has a great aromatic scent. Besides the green basil, EAT ME also has red basil and Thai basil. The red purple basil has a slightly stronger taste than the green basil. The Thai basil has a slight aniseed like flavour.
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Oct Basil available in October
Nov Basil available in November
Dec Basil available in December

Basil tips

How to cut Basil?

Rinse the basil. Take the leaves off. Tear them in pieces, cut or chop them finely.

Preparation Tips

Only add the basil when the meal is ready to be served. This way it keeps its flavour best.
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Storage advice

Basil is best kept at room temperature.
  • A classic: Basil, tomato and mozzarella.
  • Great on a bread roll with avocado and chicken.
  • Tasty addition to your pasta sauce.
  • Make a home-made pesto.

Nutritional values per 100 g

48 Kcal
0 g Sugar
0,8 g Fats
0,1 g Saturated fats
3,9 g Fibers
Basil is rich in Vitamin C, calcium, iron and fibres. The herb is also a source of Vitamin B2 and potassium.

Origin EAT ME Basil

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