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Green Basil

Green basil is a pungent-floral herb that is best used fresh and pairs well with tomatoes and cucumbers and other summertime ingredients. Use green basil for Pesto Sauce, pasta sauce, and Caprese Salad.

Alternative Names

Basilico, Genovese Basil, Sweet Basil

Categories

Aromatic, Herb

Origin

Africa, Asia, Europe

Flavor

Anise, Floral, Pungent

Texture

Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Finishing, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is, Blanch, Fry/Deep-fry

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