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Italian Basil Microgreens

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Grow time: 2 weeks


Italian basil, also commonly called sweet basil, large-leaf basil or Genovese basil, has a strong, pungent aroma that cannot be mistaken. Its microgreens share the same flavor, with the benefit of a quicker growing time and complete lack of bitterness. Full of dimension, its subtle clove-like taste is followed by a slightly sweet finish.  This popular herb is best experienced fresh, as it quickly loses its aromatic flavor after refrigeration or when dried.


Originally cultivated in India, large-leaf basil is a staple within Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.  Commonly recognizable as a key ingredient for making pesto, Italian tomato and meat sauces, or as a topping for a Margherita pizza, Italian basil’s flavor is a surprisingly unique compliment to sweet and tangy fruits, as in a refreshing basil lemonade or tossed into a fruit salad.


Italian basil microgreens are a good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Riboflavin and Niacin, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.

As always, no GMOs , no pesticides , no herbicides

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