When you are seeking a flavorful, aromatic, herb-infused oil to enhance your dishes and add spice to your cooking endeavors, La Tourangelle’s basil oil is a perfect choice. Infused with the fresh flavor of authentic basil, our artisan basil oil will delight your taste buds and deepen the complexity of your dishes.
Grown in France by a five-generation family-owned producer, the herbs we incorporate into our oils 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.
Temperature: 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...)
Storage: Cool, dark place. Refrigerate for maximum shelf life.
Shelf Life: Unopened: 18-month shelf lifeOpened: best used within 6 months
Basil is considered an anti-inflammatory and has anti-oxidant properties.
Our Basil Infused Oil is a timeless classic perfect for pesto, tomato mozzarella salad, grilled chicken or fish. It can also be used as a dipping oil for bread. If you need some different inspiration for delicious dishes, think about using our basil oil to:
- Cook: For frying, grilling and dressing your meats and vegetables, consider keeping our basil oil in your kitchen. You can even incorporate it as a high-heat basil oil for cooking and deep-frying your favorites.
- Drizzle: Add a unique touch to your finished dishes by drizzling our basil finishing oil on top of meat, vegetables and other dishes. The subtle spice will fill out your flavor fantastically.
- Dip and Dress: Because our artisan basil oil is so delicious in itself, enjoy it on its own as a tasty dip for bread, or add it into your vinaigrettes and sauces to enhance your meals.
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La Tourangelle is passionately dedicated to upholding our age-old French family tradition in extracting and pressing the finest, freshest ingredients into all-natural oils of the highest integrity. With a firm focus on flavor and quality, we always aim to inspire your culinary creations. Buy basil oil online today to taste the difference, and reach out to us with any questions.
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.
|Amount Per Serving|
|Serving Size 15mL|
|Calories from fat 130|
|Total Fat 14g||22%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||5%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 3g|
|Monounsaturated Fat 10g|
|Total Carbohydrates 0g||0%|
Extraction Method: Expeller-pressed
Part of the Plant Extract: Seed, herbs
Country of Origin: France/USA
Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus L., Ocimum basilicum
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%
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