Probably the most important herb in Italian cooking and called l'herbe royale (the royal herb) by the French, basil is mildly peppery with a hint of mint, bestowing a spicy-sweet warmth and freshness to your dishes. Anything tomato benefits from the distinct fragrance of basil, making it indispensable for pasta sauces and pizza toppings. Blends well with oregano, garlic and lemon.
Country of Origin: Egypt
Serving Size: 100g Calories: 251kcal Protein: 14.37g Total Fat: 3.98g Total Carbohydrate: 60.96g Sodium: 34mg