Go-To Italian Spice Blend
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My Go-To Italian Spice Blend

This simple and easy spice blend can be used in any Italian recipe that calls for an Italian blend. I use it in my marinara sauce and the Beefless Stew recipe from Straight Up Food by Cathy Fisher.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Spices
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: foundation recipe, italian, marinara, spice blend, spices, staple
Author: Vera Lyndon



  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme


  • Mix well.
  • Optional: Mix a double batch and store in a recycled glass spice jar that once contained one of the spices above.
  • Optional: Put all of the herbs into a small mortar and pestle and crush to release the flavor.