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Opal Basil

There are different types of basil. Opal basil is a unique variety that is similar to Green Basil but with a more floral flavor. Use as you would other types of basil in salads such as Caprese Salad, as a garnish, and for Pesto Sauce. Opal basil pairs well with tomatoes and other summer ingredients.

Alternative Names

Purple Basil

Categories

Aromatic, Herb

Origin

Europe

Flavor

Floral, Fruity, Pungent, Sweet-Slightly

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Finishing, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is

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