Green and dark purple leaf and stem. The first set of leaves to open, or the cotyledons, have a smooth texture and a rounded spade-shape, while the second pair, or the true leaves, are more oval and resemble a tiny version of mature basil. Micro Italian basil is crisp, tender, and aromatic with a green, subtle clove-like flavor that is followed by a sweet finish with notes of citrus, pepper, and mild anise.
Micro Italian basil contains some vitamins A, B6, C, E, and K, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, and potassium. It’s also packed full of amino acids, antioxidants, chlorophyll and polyphenols! Basil Micro greens rich nutrient content is proven to benefit gut health, as well as reduce oxidation and inflammation!
Micro Genovese and Red Rubin basil is best suited for raw applications as their delicate nature cannot withstand high heat. The mild and sweet characteristics of Genovese and Red Rubin basil make it ideal for incorporating into both savory and sweet applications. They can be used as a garnish on pasta, pizza, pesto’s, sauces, quiché, soups, green salads, and fruit salads. They can also add flavor to lemonade and fruity cocktails like mojitos, gimlets, or martinis or be combined into dips, dressing, and sauces. Much like mature basil, Genovese and Red Rubin basil works well with many classic pairings including tomatoes, garlic, onion, corn, and mozzarella cheese, and also pairs well with blueberries, strawberries, apricot, pineapple, nectarines, peaches, watermelon, vanilla, lemon verbena, coconut, honey, ginger, cinnamon, and white chocolate.
Microgreens unlike sprouts are baby edible plants that take 1-3 weeks from seed to harvest. At such a young stage not only are they nutrient dense, but they also exhibit a rich concentrated flavor unlike any vegetable you've ever tried! Kickstart your immune system and add a burst of flavor to your next dish by including some of our microgreens!
At Valley Microgreens we offer you the most flavorful non-GMO organically grown microgreen varieties in the Lehigh Valley. Once you pre-order, we get growing and harvest your greens the same they're delivered! Free contactless delivery for any $20+ order that’s within 10 miles of Allentown, P.A. Visit our How it Works page to learn more!
Basil Mix (Genovese & Red Rubin) Non-GMO
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