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Make your own DIY Italian Garlic & Herb Seasoning Blend for a fraction of the cost of a store-bought blend. It’s great to have in your pantry, and makes a lovely gift, too!
I’m in love with making my own seasoning blends. It is just so much less expensive than store-bought alternatives, and you know exactly what you’re putting into it. The best part of all is that it only takes a few minutes to put together! First, purchase your seasonings in bulk. I get mine through Amazon Subscribe and Save because I love the value and convenience. All of the ingredients needed from the parsley to the onion powder and granulated garlic are available online.
DIY Italian Garlic & Herb Seasoning Blend
This DIY Italian Garlic & Herb Seasoning makes quite a bit – about 5-1/2 cups – but it keeps for 6-9 months. I like to use small canning jars to store my seasoning blends. You can divide it up and give some as a gift. It’s a lovely addition to a homemade gift basket of goodies for a housewarming or the holidays.
There’s really nothing to this recipe, it’s as easy as can be. In fact, my 4-year-old daughter helped me to make this batch. She loves helping to mix anything, and the idea of adding a bunch of dry items makes it all the better since she knows she doesn’t have to worry about splashing. However, you do need to take care mixing the onion powder in so you don’t end up with a big seasoning cloud in your face!
DIY Italian Garlic & Herb Seasoning
- 1 cup dried Basil
- 1 cup dried Marjoram
- 1 cup dried Oregano
- 1/2 cup dried Rosemary
- 1/2 cup dried Thyme
- 1/2 cup dried Parsley
- 1/4 cup Granulated Garlic
- 1/4 cup Onion Powder
- 1/4 cup Ground Black Pepper
- 1/4 cup Kosher Salt
- Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl and gently whisk together.
- Using a funnel, transfer the seasoning blend to jars.
- Store at room temperature for 6-9 months.
How simple is that? And it will add so much flavor to your recipes. You can use this seasoning blend on everything from chicken to pasta – it’s so good!
Now just download these printable labels (use Avery Round 5294 labels (2-1/2 Inch Diameter), or equivalent) for your mason jars, and you’re good to go!
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