Background & Nutrition:

Basil's origin is India, used mainly in pastsa or sauce dishes.

Basil is a great source of vitimans K, and C also magnaesum, copper, adn iron.

Main things to know

Basil is a herb ( we use the leafs), very rarely do we use seeds. Its savory and is used fresh

Recipe: Chicken basil stir fry.

1lbs chicken, 1tbsp vegatable oil, 1 tbsp garlic, 1tbsp ginger, 3 cups basil leaves, 2 tsp corn starch, 1tbsp soy sauce, 2/3 cup chicken broth, 1/4 tsp chili falkes. Basil is used to add sweetness and a taste of freshness in this meal.

Intersying fact: French consider basil to be a royal herb.

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