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How to Dry Basil Recipe

Once you know how to dry basil, you've got on of the most important herbs needed in your kitchen.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Basics
Cuisine: American, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Basil
Category: Basics
Servings: 1 bunch
Calories: 2kcal
Author: Chef Tariq


  • 1 bunch Basil


  • Remove the leaves and place them in a single layer on a microwave safe plate.
  • Set the microwave to low, and microwave for a few minutes at a time. 
  • This can take anywhere from 3 to 10 minutes depending on the microwave.
  • Be careful not to burn the leaves.
  • You may have to take some leaves out earlier than others as they dry.



Calories: 2kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 422IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg