Sweet basil is an aromatic herb in the mint family with a rich fragrance that is sweet, herbal, and spice-like. It is milder and sweeter than Thai basil with more vibrancy. Sweet basil has green leaves and stems with white flowers.
Uses: Add sweet basil as a flavoring for your pastas, sauces, and dressings. Pair with pizza, salad, bread, and cheese to add aroma, lightness, and contrast.