Deep South Sweet Whole Basil 5 oz

Deep South Sweet Whole Basil 5 oz
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Deep South Sweet Whole Basil 5 oz

An Italian Recipe Staple!

Basil is a staple in many Italian dishes and pairs perfectly with tomatoes, olives, garlic, and onions. Get the freshest basil available from Deep South Blenders!

Basil has a sweet and aromatic clove-like flavor and aroma. It is native to India and Asia Minor but it grown throughout the world today, including the United States.

Basil is a common ingredient found in many tomato-based recipes, like spaghetti and pizza sauces

5 oz. jar

As a member of the mint family, the Sweet Basil Leaf offers a crisp, refreshing zest to your meal. 

Which basil is the sweetest?

The most common basil is 'Genovese basil' (Ocimum basilicum), which is often referred to as sweet basil. The two names are interchangeable. Sweet or Genovese basil both grow in U. S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 10 and above as perennials.

Is there a difference between basil and sweet basil?

Sweet basil is a sub-type of common basil with milder or licoricey taste. Sweet basil leaves can sustain better in high-temperature cooking than common basil, so they are widely used in the South Asian cuisine. Cinnamon basil is another type of basil distinct from sweet or common basil.

What is sweet basil used for?

Basil is an herb. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Basil is used for stomach spasms, loss of appetite, intestinal gas, kidney conditions, fluid retention, head colds, warts, and worm infections. It is also used to treat snake and insect bites.

Is Italian basil the same as sweet basil?

“Italian basil” a general term for the types of basil that may be used in Italian cooking. The two types of basil cultivars that are used in Italian cooking include Sweet Basil, the most common cultivar, and Genovese Basil.

Is sweet basil sweet?

The most common form of basil, sweet basil, is most commonly used in Italian cooking and has a mild, slightly sweet flavor with a hint of clove. While I use the term 'cooking' in this article, sweet basil is usually added last as exposing it to high temperatures diminishes its flavor.

Which basil is best for cooking?

Sweet Basil. It is the most used and popular basil variety to grow. Sweet basil is used extensively in cooking for its aromatic foliage.

Which basil is used in pizza?

Which basil leaves are used in pizza? Sweet, Italian Large Leaf, Napoletano, and Genovese Basil are all popular choices to top a pizza or season pizza sauces. However, almost any form of culinary basil can be used with a bit of practice.

What is the difference between sweet basil and Thai basil?

At a glance, the most distinguishable difference is the color of the stems: Thai basil has a purple stem and sweet basil has a green stem. Thai basil leaves are also smaller and more narrow than large, circular sweet basil leaves.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Total FatLess than65g80g
Saturated FatLess than20g25g
CholesterolLess than300mg300 mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g375g
Dietary Fiber25g30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Size 5 oz

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