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Markon First Crop (MFC) Basil's aromatic clove and anise-like flavors spice up meals for pennies per plate.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
Ethylene Sensitive:

Available Offerings from Markon for Basil

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
Basil 1 pounds or .45 kilograms 1 LB 0 06 11628 91480 0 6 11628 91480 0
Basil 1 pounds or .45 kilograms 2/.50 LB 1 06 11628 91482 1 6 11628 91482 4
Basil .50 pounds or .23 kilograms .50 LB 0 06 11628 91490 9 6 11628 91490 9
Basil .25 pounds or .12 kilograms .25 LB 0 06 11628 91500 5 6 11628 91500 5
Basil pounds or kilograms 6 COUNT 0 06 11628 91501 2 6 11628 91501 2

Storage Tips:

Keep in original containers; store at proper temperatures; keep away from ethylene producing items.

Handling Tips:

Handle as little as possible to reduce bruising and premature spoilage; do not wash until ready to use. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.

General Usage Ideas

  • Stir chopped basil and pineapple chunks into shrimp salad; serve on toasted lavash.
  • Whisk together minced shallots, Dijon mustard, extra virgin olive oil, basil, orange juice, and rice wine vinegar; serve vinaigrette with salads or fish.

Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:

  • Layer lasagna noodles with béchamel sauce, fresh basil, sautéed MFC Mushrooms, RSS Triple-Washed Spinach, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese; bake until cheese is brown and bubbly
  • Roast spaghetti squash until soft; remove from shell, separating strands like pasta; toss with vinaigrette made with ample amounts of fresh basil and RSS Peeled Garlic
  • Stew browned rabbit with chopped MFC Tomatoes, RSS Peeled Garlic, RSS Sliced Onions, Kalamata olives, capers, white wine, and fresh basil

Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:

  • Purée chopped and seeded MFC Tomatoes with fresh basil, RSS Onions, and cream cheese; simmer with milk until soup is thinned; season with salt and cracked pepper; top with basil leaves

Did You Know?

Herbs are one of the oldest agricultural products. Egyptian records from as early as 2800 B.C. mention their role in food, medicine, cosmetics, perfumes, dyes and magic.

Available Varieties From Markon