This DIY recipe for Italian Seasoning is a must-have mix that will add a pop of flavor to nearly any recipe!
Savory dried herbs like basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and parsley are paired with a dash of spicy red chili flakes and ready to use at a moment’s notice! This Italian seasoning mix is so good, that it might be a good idea to double or triple up the batch because it’s sure to be used up quickly!
Italian Seasoning Recipe
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Best Recipe for Italian Seasoning!
- This recipe for Italian seasoning is loaded with savory flavor but is also salt and preservative-free, unlike store-bought packets.
- Easily customize the amounts of each ingredient to make it mild or zesty!
- Sprinkle over scrambled eggs, and steamed veggies, dress up a holiday ham or turkey, a beef roast, or pork chops. Or make your own homemade Italian ground sausage with a little added fennel seed!
Italian Seasoning Ingredients
HERBS: For proper storage, use dried herbs instead of fresh ones. Basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and parsley are the basic components, and add more or less of the chili flakes, as desired.
VARIATIONS: Other complimentary seasonings are dried mustard, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and ground fennel.
PRO TIP: Add ½ teaspoon of corn starch to the rub recipe which will help the seasoning adhere to the outside of meats.
How To Make Italian Seasoning Mix?
It’s likely quicker to mix all these ingredients at home, than it is to go to the store to buy some!
- Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until combined (as per the recipe below).
How To Use Italian Seasoning
Add Italian seasoning to a 1:1 ratio of olive oil and balsamic vinegar for an instant salad dressing! And as the name suggests, this seasoning can be added to most Italian dishes. Try adding it to slow cooker chicken thighs, to casserole dishes, beef sandwiches, Italian sliders, and most pasta dishes, like this Italian sausage pasta. Why not add this seasoning mix to those morning scrambled eggs and quiches?
Keep Italian seasoning in a container with a tight-fitting lid, like a glass jar, and keep it in a cool, dry place, away from direct light and humidity. And write the date on the lid, or on masking tape, and apply to the container. Replace seasoning after 6 months.
More Seasoning Recipes
- Homemade Fajita Seasoning – Add a depth of flavor.
- Low Carb Blackening Seasoning – Use this again and again.
- Keto Taco Seasoning Recipe – Zesty and delicious.
- Southwest Seasoning – For a little added flair.
Italian Seasoning Recipe
- 2 Tablespoons dried basil
- 2 Tablespoons dried oregano
- 1 Tablespoon dried rosemary
- 1 Tablespoon dried thyme
- 1 Tablespoon dried parsley
- ½ Tablespoon chili flakes
- 1 teaspoon onion flakes ,or garlic flakes (optional)
- Place all ingredients in a small bowl and mix until combined.
- Store in an air-tight container.
- This Italian seasoning mix can be made into a salad dressing! Simply use a 1:1:1 ratio of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and seasoning. Shake well.
- Store dried seasoning mix in a container with a tight-fitting lid and keep it in a cool, dry place.
- Be sure to mark the date the mix was made on the container and replace after 6 months.
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.
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