Basil Oil

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Grown in France by a five generation family owned-producer, the herbs are cultivated with a specific focus on aromas. When the herbs are at their freshest, they are naturally infused in organic expeller-pressed high-oleic sunflower oil, giving you endless cooking possibilities from salad dressings to high-heat cooking. Our Basil Infused Oil is infused with fragrant young basil.

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Usage: Our Basil Infused Oil is a timeless classic perfect for pesto, tomato mozzarella salad, grilled chicken or fish. It can be also be used as a dipping oil for bread.

Health Benefits: Basil is considered an anti-inflammatory and has anti-oxidant properties.

Heat: High heat

Taste: Fragrant Basil flavor

Recipes

Basil Infused Oil White Basil Pesto

Side, Appetizer, Dipping sauce

A Super easy and tasty pesto using basil oil in all season.

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This recipe is a pure Mediterranean delight. Light, healthy and quick…it is all we want.

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Basil oil – Caprese Salad

Side, Appetizer, Dressing / Sauce, Salad

The last taste of summer….caprese salad with Basil oil brings all the flavors of summer. What is great is that you don’t need to wait for summer to have the fresh basil flavor on your plate. All year long, add some sun in your recipe with our Basil Infused oil (from fresh fragrant basil leaves).

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Nutrition

Extraction Method: Expeller-pressed

Part of the Plant Extract: Seed, herbs

Country of Origin: France/USA

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus L.

Botanical Family: Asteraceae

Heat/Smoke Point: Medium-High

Packaging: Tin can to protect from light which preserves the quality and freshness of the oil. Plastic tamper-evident seal and can are BPA-Free.

Organoleptic Appearance: Viscous liquid

Organoleptic Color: Yellow to Green

Organoleptic Aroma: Fresh basil

Organoleptic Taste: Fresh basil

Fatty Acid Composition: C16:0 Palmitic Acid <5%
C16:1 Palmitoleic <1%
C18:0 Stearic Acid 2-7%
C18:1 Oleic Acid 60-80%
C18:2 Linoleic Acid 14-28%

The main characteristics of our stunning infused oils reside in the quality of herbs we are using.
They are all cultivated in France with an extreme attention to their aromas from an experienced and five generation family-owned grower.
From those very fresh herbs, we infuse organic expeller-pressed high-oleic sunflower to allow an easy-to-use oils just as good for salad dressing as high-heat cooking. Usually infused oils are done with olive oil which limits the application to cold or low-medium heat cooking and overwhelms other flavors. La Tourangelle choose organic high-oleic sunflower oil making the cooking possibilities endless.

This oil is suitable for medium-high heat. Smoke point: 500°F.
However, the flavor will evaporate when heated.
If you want to keep the whole flavor of the basil, it is better to use in cold application (salad, finishing, spread, sauce, dips…)

Cool, dark place. Refrigerate for maximum shelf life.

Unopened: 18-month shelf life
Opened: best used within 6 months

Amount Per Serving
Serving Size 15mL
Calories 130
Calories from fat 130
Total Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0g0%
Sodium 0g0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g0%
Protein 0g0%
Not a significant source of dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and iron.*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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