Monte Vista Farms carries several types of Basil including opal basil.
Opal basil is cultivated for its unique flavor and distinctive color. Compared to other basils, opal basil has stronger anise flavor with tones of clove and ginger.
Use opal basil stir fried dishes, soups, stews and salads. It is often substituted for other types of basil because of its attractive color and intense flavor.