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Basil

Other names: daun kemangi

Basil is probably one of the most widely used herbs. From traditional Italian pesto sauce Thai dishes basil is found in many cuisines around the world. Basil can be purchased in most grocery stores. The common variety is green but there are many variations including purple (See Thai Basil) Use in sauces, and stir fries, salads, pestos.
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Substitute for basil

Asian basil, tarragon, summer savory,

Equivalents

1/2 oz fresh   =   1 cup chopped leaves | 1 tbsp fresh = 1 tsp dried

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#2044)
Serving Size
1 tbsp, chopped (2.65 grams)
Calories
1
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
0mg
Potassium
8mg
Total Carbohydrates
0g
  Dietary Fiber
0g
  Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
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