About Basil Leaves, Whole
Basil Leaf (Ocimum Basilicum) is a very popular and well known herb. The Greek name for Basil means "King" and in much of South Asia religious offerings are made to the Tulsi Plant everyday. Basil is most often thought of as an Italian spice.
Use Basil to season tomato sauces, salad dressings, cold pasta salads, grilled fish and roasted chicken. add it to marinades, soups and stews. Basil is delicious sprinkled over garden tomatoes with fresh mozzarella or feta cheese. Basil is also a main ingredient for pesto.
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Basil leaves require no preparation. Just add to recipe.