basil Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular basil dishes in restaurants
#1 FRESH MOZZARELLA TOMATO ROASTED PEPPERS FRESH BASIL ANTIPASTI
#3 SPICY FUSILLI VODKA BASIL PARMESAN PASTA
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with basil
#1gin
#2crabs
#3cilantro
87.85%
#4lasagna
68.30%
#5thyme
62.99%
#6tomato soup
59.35%
#7cocktail
53.80%
#8arugula
51.25%
#9pork
43.23%
#10tofu
34.68%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve basil

7.91%

12,085 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online basil recipes

0.62%

8,876 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

basil Growth Over Time How basil has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.8
Year Over Year BASIL growth or decline vs one year ago
8.74%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of basil per consumer
1.95
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that basil represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of basil at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve basil

7.91%

12,085 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online basil recipes

0.62%

8,876 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for basil, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
73.05%
#2spaghetti
12.33%
#3rice
6.87%
#4gnocchi
5.39%
#5penne
2.36%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1gnocchi
3.79%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1penne
36.54%
#2rice
27.79%
#3pasta
17.7%
#4spaghetti
8.18%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1pesto
40.5%
#2olive oil
18.91%
#3homestyle sauce
15.73%
#4tomato sauce
6.78%
#5marinara
4.69%
#6hummus
3.18%
#7olives
2.59%
#8balsamic vinegar
2.43%
#9honey
2.26%
#10extravirgin olive oil
2.01%
#11gravy
0.92%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1gravy
65.43%
#2extravirgin olive oil
32.68%
#3balsamic vinegar
24.39%
#4marinara
9.87%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1hummus
39.6%
#2olives
32.13%
#3homestyle sauce
31.9%
#4tomato sauce
13.84%
#5honey
13.34%
#6olive oil
10.1%
#7pesto
8.32%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
47.34%
#2parmesan
17.71%
#3burrata
11.09%
#4ricotta
7.83%
#5feta
4.85%
#6goat cheese
4.29%
#7butter
4.01%
#8cream
2.89%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1butter
26.04%
#2cream
23.30%
#3burrata
9.69%
#4ricotta
7.95%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1goat cheese
38.51%
#2mozzarella
20.63%
#3parmesan
19.35%
#4feta
0.89%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
46.65%
#2curry
7.1%
#3ice cream
6.61%
#4eggs
6.21%
#5ravioli
5.82%
#6tofu
5.62%
#7tomato soup
4.93%
#8lasagna
4.54%
#9stir fry
3.75%
#10risotto
3.75%
#11fried rice
2.47%
#12broth
1.78%
#13chicken wings
0.79%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2lasagna
68.30%
#3tomato soup
59.35%
#4tofu
34.68%
#5fried rice
0.26%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1broth
37.52%
#2risotto
28.38%
#3eggs
21.7%
#4curry
19.97%
#5ravioli
14.19%
#6ice cream
13.34%
#7salad
4.58%
#8stir fry
0.01%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
40.22%
#2beef
12.28%
#3bacon
9.78%
#4pork
7.83%
#5steak
7.5%
#6prosciutto
6.96%
#7pepperoni
5.65%
#8turkey
4.02%
#9ham
2.83%
#10lamb
2.5%
#11sausage
0.33%
#12chicken breasts
0.11%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1chicken breasts
#2pepperoni
77.98%
#3pork
43.23%
#4lamb
31.30%
#5turkey
21.98%
#6steak
17.39%
#7beef
11.44%
#8prosciutto
2.24%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1ham
24.65%
#2sausage
23.65%
#3chicken
13.4%
#4bacon
7.25%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
39.79%
#2oregano
8.72%
#3pepper
8.09%
#4parsley
7.23%
#5mint
7.13%
#6cilantro
5.96%
#7rosemary
5.74%
#8thyme
5.11%
#9salt
4.36%
#10chocolate
3.94%
#11ginger
3.83%
#12garden herbs
0.11%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garden herbs
#2cilantro
87.85%
#3thyme
62.99%
#4ginger
9.08%
#5rosemary
8.79%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1mint
48.04%
#2oregano
44.24%
#3salt
29.74%
#4pepper
28.78%
#5parsley
26.85%
#6chocolate
18.3%
#7garlic
12.33%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
16.92%
#2zucchini
13.13%
#3greens
11.99%
#4kale
8.59%
#5onion
6.69%
#6asparagus
6.44%
#7cauliflower
6.06%
#8arugula
5.68%
#9broccoli
5.68%
#10mushrooms
5.56%
#11savory
4.67%
#12beetroot
4.29%
#13spaghetti squash
2.65%
#14tomatoes
1.01%
#15jalapeno
0.63%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1jalapeno
#2arugula
51.25%
#3beetroot
18.17%
#4savory
16.45%
#5greens
9.52%
#6cauliflower
6.46%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1spaghetti squash
44.09%
#2zucchini
41.61%
#3onion
26.44%
#4tomatoes
22.81%
#5asparagus
21.22%
#6spinach
21.22%
#7mushrooms
10.72%
#8kale
8.86%
#9broccoli
0.8%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
33.72%
#2toast
16.98%
#3pastry
10%
#4crust
8.84%
#5cake
8.37%
#6sour dough
7.67%
#7pie
7.21%
#8flatbreads
7.21%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pie
33.32%
#2sour dough
25.33%
#3pastry
18.17%
#4crust
9.60%
#5cake
2.75%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
35.83%
#2toast
22.8%
#3flatbreads
8.09%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
40.6%
#2fish
38.26%
#3tuna
13.09%
#4crabs
8.05%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
26.36%
#2tuna
26%
#3salmon
8.55%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
48.76%
#2cocktail
14.84%
#3margarita
12.01%
#4gin
8.48%
#5red wine
8.13%
#6vodka
7.77%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1gin
#2vodka
64.72%
#3cocktail
53.80%
#4wine
4.53%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1red wine
33.34%
#2margarita
27.06%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
46.46%
#2smoothie
27.27%
#3tea
26.26%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
1.95%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
14.37%
#2coffee
11.67%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
52.56%
#2pine nuts
47.44%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pine nuts
3.84%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
4.51%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
8.66%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose basil compared to all other dishes
fitness
18.28%
clean eating
4.20%
weight loss
3.73%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with basil over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.25
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular basil dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve basil

7.91%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature basil

thai restaurant

25%
basil Pricing Analysis Average price of basil across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.42$9.85$11.5$13.85$16.13AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular basil Dishes The most notable variations of basil served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Fresh Mozzarella Tomato Roasted Peppers Fresh Basil Antipasti Panino RusticoStaten IslandNew York
#2 Basil Fried Rice Ploy Thai KitchenLancasterPennsylvania
#3 Spicy Fusilli Vodka Basil Parmesan Pasta Jon & Vinny's RestaurantLos AngelesCalifornia
#4 Thai Basil Fried Rice Sakhuu Thai CuisineDallasTexas
#5 Thai Basil Thai Basil Tempe AZTempeArizona
#6 Pad Thai Noodles Basil Stirfry Chicken Noi Thai Cuisine - HawaiiHonoluluHawaii
#7 Brie Basil Bacon Sweet Iron WafflesSeattleWashington
#8 King Basil Sandwich Edie's EateryAllentownPennsylvania
#9 Fresh Mozzarella Tomatoes Roasted Peppers Basil Olive Oil Parsippany's Best PizzaParsippanyNew Jersey
#10 Avocado Basil FarmbirdWashingtonDistrict Of Columbia
Menu Items How many total instances of basil found in restaurants across the country
22,577
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of basil variations on a restaurant's menu
1.87

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online basil recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for basil
8,876
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use basil as an ingredient
8,688
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of basil recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Tomato Basil Spaghetti Squash Bake from Alaska from Scratch

#2

Smashed White Bean, Basil, & Avocado Sandwich from pumpkinandpeanutbutter

#3

Roasted tomato and basil pasta from Lazy Cat Kitchen

#4

Rainbow Vegetarian Pad Thai with Peanuts and Basil from Pinch of Yum

#5

Blackberry, Basil, and Ricotta Pizza from thestayathomechef.com

#6

Peach Bruschetta with goat cheese, basil and infused honey from Feasting At Home

#7

Easy Tomato & Basil Quinoa Risotto – GF, Vegetarian/Vegan Option from Beauty Bites

#8

Sheet Pan Balsamic Basil Chicken Cauliflower Rice Bowl from The Whole Cook

#9

Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto Spaghetti from Ahead of Thyme

#10

Strawberry Basil Margarita Summer Cocktail from Our Salty Kitchen

#11

Rainbow Vegetarian Pad Thai with Peanuts and Basil from Pinch of Yum