Homemade Italian Seasoning Recipe

Fragrant, herby, and so easy to make! This classic Italian seasoning goes well in many recipes, including pasta salad, roasted veggies, seasoning meats, and more. Just a few minutes to make from a simple list of flavorful, aromatic herbs.

Homemade Italian Seasoning

The only thing better than a home-cooked meal? One made with your very own DIY seasoning! The very first time I made my own homemade seasoning blends, I felt this rush of ownership and delicious pride–like when I bought my first home. 🙂 So I went and made more! (I see you, cajun seasoning, seasoned salt, garlic salt, and more to come!) This homemade Italian Seasoning is easy to make and adds so much flavor to everything!

You’ll be using your very own Italian seasoning on roasted vegetables, salads, in marinades, sandwiches, and more!

the necessary ingredients for making homemade spice mix including dried basil, oregano, marjoram, rosemary, thyme, and red pepper flakes

What is in Italian Seasoning?

So, what spices are in Italian seasoning, anyway? What herbs are in it? Italian seasoning is made with a fairly short list of herbs and spices, but yet, yields a deliciously complex flavor profile. Each of the following spices contributes to this amazing seasoning:

  • Basil
  • Oregano
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Red pepper flakes, optional but lovely

How to Make Italian Seasoning

This Italian seasoning recipe is so easy to make, all it literally takes is two steps!

  1. Combine all Italian seasoning herbs and spices in a small bowl: basil, oregano, marjoram, rosemary, thyme, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Stir all the herbs together to combine. Transfer to an airtight container or spice jar.
Two photos showing how to make Italian seasoning - adding all ingredients into the bowl and stirring together to mix well

How to Use

A spice bowl filled with this homemade seasoning recipe

Storing Notes

Your homemade Italian Seasoning is good for up to 6 months. Store it in an airtight container in a cool, dark space, like a pantry or spice drawer.

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A spice bowl filled with homemade Italian seasoning

Italian Seasoning


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Description

Fragrant, herby, and so easy to make! This classic Italian seasoning goes well in many recipes, including pasta salad, roasted veggies, seasoning meats, and more. Just a few minutes to make and a simple list of flavorful, aromatic herbs.


Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • ½ to 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, optional

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients: basil, oregano, marjoram, rosemary, thyme, and red pepper flakes (if using).
  • Stir to combine. Store in an airtight jar for up to 6 months.
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American, Italian

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6 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I made this mix for my spaghetti last night, and it’s so much better than anything at the store. I have an herb garden, so a few of these came straight from my stash of dried herbs last year.