Gourmet Garden Basil Stir-in Paste is simply fresh Basil that has been conveniently washed and chopped for you, and packed into an easy squeezable tube. Our basil is picked when the essential oils are at their peak to maximize the fresh flavor, color and aroma. Adding Basil Stir-in Paste at the end of your cooking will help preserve it's delicate flavor. A great compliment to Italian Dishes, such as: pasta, pizza, pesto and bruschetta. Also great for poultry, marinades, dressings and more!