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Bay leaves are often used in some of Mom's best dishes, but don't let that keep you from experimenting! Bay leaves are used in soups, stews, sauces & spaghetti.

Scientific Binomial Name: Laurus nobilis

SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Seasoning for soups, stews and sauces like spaghetti.

Selection

In general, your bay leaf should be fresh looking, crisp and brightly-colored, but bay leaves will be dull-looking.

Avoid

Avoid Bay leaves that are wilted, have dry brown areas, or are pale or yellow in color. Slimy looking dark spots with small areas of mold indicate old product or poor handling.

Storage

Most herbs benefit from being stored with freshly cut stems in a glass of water - either in or out of the refrigerator.

Ripening

Herbs will not ripen further after harvest.

  • Nutritional Information
  • 1 tsp, crumbled

    Amount per serving

    Calories :313Calories from Fat :
    Total Fat8.36
    Cholesterol0%
    Sodium 23%
    Total Carbohydrate74.97%
    Dietary Fiber26.3%
    Sugars 0%
    Protein 7.61%
    Vitamin A6185%
    Vitamin C46.5%
    Calcium 834 %
    Iron 43%

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