This all-purpose Homemade Italian Seasoning mix is so easy to make and can be tailored to suit your own tastes. Use it in marinades, sauces, dressings, and all your favorite dishes to give them that perfect flavor. Makes a great gift, too!
Italian Seasoning Recipe
No spice collection should be without Italian seasoning. This particular recipe is my most used and loved seasoning mix, right next to my taco seasoning. It’s the perfect blend of dried herbs that lends great flavor to countless dishes.
Yes, you can easily buy it, but there’s just something so satisfying about making your own, and this way you can decide which herbs to use and what quantities, tailoring it to your own tastes.
What is in Italian Seasoning?
Italian Seasoning is simply a blend of dried herbs which are typically used in Italian recipes. Store-bought blends vary from brand to brand. I use a classic blend that is a combination of basil, oregano, thyme, marjoram, rosemary, sage, and savory. You could also mix in some garlic powder, onion powder, and crushed red pepper flakes, but I prefer to add those to recipes separately so I can control the amounts.
How to Make Italian Seasoning
Making this Homemade Italian Seasoning is ridiculously easy. You simply place all the herbs in a bowl and whisk to combine, or alternatively, place them all in a jar, fasten the lid and shake it all up. Literally takes minutes! If you want a finer blend, you can place all the dried herbs in a coffee grinder and blitz once or twice.
Plus, this blend is a space-saver! Instead of having to grab a bunch of individual spices, you’ll have one convenient jar within reach.
After you use this recipe a few times, feel free to adjust each dried herb to get the flavor that’s right for you.
What to use Italian Seasoning for?
The uses for this seasoning mix are practically endless. It’s perfect in these Italian meatballs, on roast chicken, or in chicken noodle soup. I probably use it in 80% of my savory dishes, and they don’t have to just be Italian. This seasoning mix is so versatile.
How to Store
Store in a small airtight jar or spice container, in a cool, dry place just as you would your other spices. Will keep up to 6 months.
This also makes a great gift for your cooking friends, family, neighbors, and teachers!
Other Seasoning Blends
Homemade Italian Seasoning
- 2 tablespoons dried basil
- 2 tablespoons dried oregano
- 2 tablespoons dried thyme , crushed
- 2 tablespoons dried marjoram
- 1 tablespoon dried rosemary , crushed
- 1/2 tablespoon dried sage
- 1/2 tablespoon dried savory
- Place all the spices directly in a jar, seal it, then shake until combined
- Store in a small airtight jar or spice container, in a cool, dry place just as you would your other spices. Will keep up to 6 months.
- This also makes a great gift!