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Thyme

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Thyme is a good source of iron and is widely used in cooking.

Thyme is often used to flavour meats, soups and stews. It has a particular affinity to and is often used as a primary flavour with lamb, tomatoes and eggs.

Thyme, while flavourful, does not overpower and blends well with other herbs and spices.

fresh thyme close-up

Thyme is sold both fresh and dried. The fresh form is more flavourful but also less convenient; storage life is rarely more than a week. While summer-seasonal, fresh thyme is often available year-round.

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Fresh thyme is commonly sold in bunches of sprigs. A sprig is a single stem snipped from the plant. It is composed of a woody stem with paired leaf or flower clusters ("leaves") spaced ½ to 1" apart. A recipe may measure thyme by the bunch (or fraction thereof), or by the sprig, or by the tablespoon or teaspoon. If the recipe does not specify fresh or dried, assume that it means fresh.

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Depending on how it is used in a dish, the whole sprig may be used , or the leaves removed and the stems discarded. Usually when a recipe specifies 'bunch' or 'sprig' it means the whole form; when it specifies spoons it means the leaves. It is perfectly acceptable to substitute dried for whole thyme.

Fresh thyme

Leaves may be removed from stems either by scraping with the back of a knife, or by pulling through the fingers or tines of a fork. Leaves are often chopped.

Thyme retains its flavour on drying better than many other herbs. As usual with dried herbs less of it is required when substituted in a recipe.

 

 

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Gel Spice Thyme Leaves 32 OZ - Food Service Size

Gel Spice Thyme Leaves 32 OZ - Food Service Size

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Use in soups, fish, dressings, marinades, vegetables, and meats. Enhance your culinary experience with hearty flavor and bold taste . Perfect for use in sweet or savory dishes Large Commercial Size 32 oz Jar All Natural - Certified OU Kosher

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BADIA SPICES Organic Thyme Leaves, 0.8 OZ

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Thyme, Whole Leaves | 9 Ounce - 227 Gr | Dried Thyme Spice - Seasoning | Extra Grade,Dried Thyme Leaf Tea | Eat Well Premium Foods

Thyme, Whole Leaves | 9 Ounce - 227 Gr | Dried Thyme Spice - Seasoning | Extra Grade,Dried Thyme Leaf Tea | Eat Well Premium Foods

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The Spice Hunter Thyme, Organic, 0.6-Ounce Jar

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Marshalls Creek Spices Thyme Ground Seasoning, 8 Ounce

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tsp (0g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 0Calories from Fat 0
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars ~
Protein 0.0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Thyme is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Thyme is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does thyme weigh?

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In Chinese:麝香草
British (UK) term: Thyme
en français:thym
en español:tomillo

Recipes using thyme

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