The Basil belongs to the family of Labiates. The name derives from ancient Greek
and means "king's herb". The seed is small, black and oval shaped. Basil sprouts
are ready in about 10/12 days.
Basil sprouts are rich in vitamins A and B1. They have digestive, stimulating and
Basil sprouts have the same taste as Basil leaves, but a little more intense.
One of the many recipes
Carpaccio of tomato with basil sprouts
- 2 big, well ripe tomatoes
- 20 gr basil sprouts
- 10 small mozzarellas
- 30 gr extra virgin olive oil
Slice the tomatoes and put them on a large dish. Cut the mozzarellas in 4 parts and
dress them with oil and pepper. Salt the tomatoes and put the mozzarellas over
them. Decorate the dish with basil sprouts. Enjoy without bread.