Cooking with herbs is a great way to add an extra boost of flavor to your dish. Basil is a delicate herb with an aroma that can add freshness to dishes. It's also the perfect garnish for salads, sandwiches, and pasta sauces! Basil has the fragrant taste of lemon and pepper which adds depth in cooking dishes like pesto or pasta sauce. Sprinkling it on top of your favorite dish will give you something extra delicious in every bite.
Flavor profile: peppery, lemony
Used in: tomato sauces, cold pasta salads, grilled fish, salad dressings, roasted chicken, marinades, stews, soups, and pesto
Health benefits: fight inflammation in the body and help to lower the risk of arthritis. heart disease, and bowel issues