Learn how to make Italian seasoning mix in under 5 minutes! It’s easy, and a handy spice mix to have in the pantry to help season Italian meals!
Have you ever been looking at a recipe and realize the recipe calls for Italian seasoning? Does it seem like too much trouble to make a separate trip to the store to buy some? Well… fear not! Today you can see just how easy it is to make it right in your own kitchen!
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What Spices Are IN Italian Seasoning Mix?
The cast of characters for this Italian seasoning are basil, garlic powder, parsley, rosemary, pepper, onion powder, oregano, thyme and red pepper flakes.
How Do You Make Italian Seasoning Mix?
The spices in this recipe need to be crushed together. The best way to do this is by measuring out all the ingredients into a food processor or a spice/coffee grinder. Pulse spices together until they are pretty finely ground. There you go… you just leaned how to make Italian seasoning! I’ll bet you didn’t even break into a sweat, either!
This recipe will yield a total of about 1/2 cup of Italian seasoning mix, which is about 8 Tablespoonfuls. Place the spices into a container with a lid, label it, and add it to your pantry! The spices should hold their peak flavor for up to 6 months or so. Use this mix anytime a recipe calls for Italian seasoning.
Looking For More Spice Mix Recipes?
Here is the Italian seasoning (below) in it’s new home in our pantry. It has settled in next to some of the other homemade spice mixes (all on my blog). These mixes include jerk seasoning mix, dry rub (for chicken/pork), allspice, cajun seasoning and pumpkin pie spice mix. I also make my own taco seasoning (not shown).
See how easy it is to make this spice mix? I really hope you will whip some up soon, and trust you will enjoy using it in some of your favorite Italian dishes! Have a wonderful day.
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Learn how to make Italian seasoning mix in under 5 minutes! It's easy, and a handy spice mix to have in the pantry to help season Italian meals!
- 3 Tablespoons dried basil
- 3 Tablespoons dried parsley
- 2½ Tablespoons dried oregano
- 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Measure all ingredients into a food processor, or coffee grinder.
Pulse or grind until spices have become fairly finely ground. Remove, and transfer the mix to an airtight container with a lid. Label, and store in cool, dry and dark place. The spice mix should hold its peak flavor for up to 6 months.
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