Homemade Italian Seasoning – oregano, basil, thyme and a handful of our other favorite flavors steal the show in this easy and classic Italian mix. From chicken to dressings, this is a medley that you’ll always want on hand.

With simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand, this Homemade Italian Seasoning recipe is a must have in any kitchen. Read on to see how useful these classic flavors are during any season.

Simple Homemade Italian Seasoning

Any recipe with the word “Italian” in the title automatically promises full flavored bites and second helpings. Which is why this classic Homemade Italian Seasoning is a kitchen staple. Or at least it is around here. Putting together this seasoning is a breeze as the ingredients are probably already in your cabinet. Double or triple the recipe for larger quantities for those cooler months when you find yourself craving Baked Chicken Parmesan, flavorful chicken, or hearty Italian soups.

What You Will Need

  • dried leaves of oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary – Say hello to the classic Italian flavors that will bring any dish to the next level.
  • dried marjoram leaves – Similar in flavor to oregano, but a bit more delicate providing an almost sweet flavor.
  • dried sage leaves – This single ingredient brings notes of pepper, mint and lemon.
  • dried parsley leaves – It’s rich color hints at its bright flavor.
  • kosher salt & black pepper – Don’t forget the classics!

What Meat Should I Use With Italian Seasoning

This is totally up to the chef, but in our opinion, Italian Seasoning lends itself best to a mild protein like chicken breast. Speaking of, check out our post on how to butterfly a chicken breast to help speed up and even out the cooking process.

What Recipes Can I Use With Homemade Italian Seasoning

Because of its many flavors, Homemade Italian Seasoning can be used in the most basic recipes to the most involved. You could sprinkle this seasoning mix on your favorite sheet pan recipe, or add it to your favorite Italian pasta for a pop of flavor.

How Long Will My Homemade Italian Seasoning Last

Store your seasoning in an airtight container in the pantry for up to 6 months.

How To Make Homemade Italian Seasoning

Measure out your ingredients.

Place all of your measured seasonings in a mixing bowl.

Mix together all of the ingredients.

Place in an airtight container.

Store in a pantry for up to 6 months.

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Italian Seasoning – learn how to make homemade Italian Seasoning with this simple recipe made with ingredients you probably already have!


  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Add ingredients to a small bowl.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Use in your favorite recipe OR store in an airtight container in the pantry away from direct sunlight.


  • Storage: Store in an airtight container in your pantry for up to 6 months.
  • Make it spicy: you can add a touch of red pepper flakes if you want just a bit of spice!