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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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McCormick Culinary Thyme Leaves, 6 oz

McCormick Culinary Thyme Leaves, 6 oz

by McCormick

Distinctively warm, pleasant, aromatic, and pungent flavor Use in soups, meats, dressings, marinades, vegetables, and fish Add visual appeal to meats Brought to you by McCormick Culinary, the premium quality brand that delivers consistent, pure flavor Tailored for culinary professionals, helping to inspire menus

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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

by Eat Well Premium Foods Ltd.

⭐Thyme is an aromatic perennial evergreen herb, which belongs to the genus Thymus of the mint family, and it produces small white, lilac or pink flowers. ⭐Thyme is native to the western Mediterranean area, but is now widely cultivated throughout temperate climates. Thyme was extensively used by the early Greeks. For the Greeks, thyme represented style and elegance. In France, it represented the Republican spirit. It was used as flavoring in liquors and cheese ⭐Thyme, Whole Leaves | 9 Ounce - 227 Gr |Mediterranean Crops ⭐MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: Your satisfaction is our top priority. We guarantee the quality of our products and we want you to be completely satisfied with your purchases. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, just email us and we'll refund your order in full .

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McCormick Whole Thyme Leaves, 0.75 oz

McCormick Whole Thyme Leaves, 0.75 oz

by McCormick & Co, Inc.

Carefully selected for subtle minty flavor Member of the mint family Pairs well with other Mediterranean herbs like rosemary and sage Brings depth to soups, stews and pot pies Perk up vegetarian dishes like bean soups, tofu stir-fries, veggie burgers and more

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Gel Spice Thyme Leaves 32 OZ - Food Service Size

Gel Spice Thyme Leaves 32 OZ - Food Service Size

by Gel Spice

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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The Spice Hunter Thyme, Organic, 0.6-Ounce Jar

The Spice Hunter Thyme, Organic, 0.6-Ounce Jar

by Spice Hunter/C.F. Sauer

Thyme, Organic, 0.6-Ounce Jar

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Frontier Co-op Thyme Leaf, Fancy Grade 1 lb. Bulk Bag

Frontier Co-op Thyme Leaf, Fancy Grade 1 lb. Bulk Bag

by Frontier Co-op

Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris L. 1 pound bulk bag (16 ounces)

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365 Everyday Value, Organic Thyme, 0.67 oz

365 Everyday Value, Organic Thyme, 0.67 oz

by Whole Foods Market

Brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Our standards are what set us apart, and our quality is what keeps us stocking pantries, fridges and freezers with the best natural and organic 365 Everyday Value products every day. Product of Poland. Certified Organic, Certified Kosher.

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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

There are 2450 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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References

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