The Best Italian Seasoning You've Ever Used

Here’s The Best Italian Seasoning You’ve Ever Used

By:

Meathead

Field of herbs

If you’re using a jarred Italian seasoning blend, throw it in the trash immediately and mix up your own.

Italian Spice Blend Recipe


Field of herbs
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3.77 from 42 votes
This is an excellent Italian herb blend recipe we use for pizza, meatballs, red sauces, and anything you want to add an Italian flair to. It takes me back to ice skating as a boy and buying pizza by the slice and to dinner the homes of any of my Italian American wife's family. To me the most important flavor is oregano.

Course: Sauces and Condiments
Cuisine: Italian

Makes:


Takes:

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons crushed dried oregano leaves
  • 4 tablespoons crushed, dried basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Optional additions. Dried rosemary leaves (crush them so they don't stab you); dried marjoram; 1crushed red pepper flakes or chipotle.
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Method

  • Just mix them together in a jar and shake before using.

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Published On: 11/17/2013 Last Modified: 4/14/2021

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