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Kitchen Dictionary: thyme

Pronounced: TIME

A perennial herb from the mint family. Most common variety is garden thyme with gray-green leaves and a pungent minty, light-lemon aroma. Another well-known subvariety is lemon thyme, an herb with a more pronounced lemon aroma.

Ethnicity: Southern Europe, Mediterranean Ingredient

Season: available year-round

How to store: Dried thyme should be stored in a cool, dark place for no more than 6 months.

Matches well with: beef, carrots, chicken, figs, fish, goat cheese, lamb, lentils, onions, peas, pork, potatoes, soups, tomatoes, venison

More Thyme Recipes
Popular Thyme Recipes
Oven-Baked Pork Loin With Olive Oil, Garlic, Thyme, and Oregano
Arabic Chicken With Lemon & Thyme
Rosemary Thyme Turkey Breast - Nuwave/Flavorwave Ovens

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 tbsp, ground
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 11
Calories from Fat 2 (24%)
Total Fat 0.3g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 2.7g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 1.6g
Protein 0.4g 0%

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