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Italian Essence

Italian Essence

A no-sodium sesoning that can enhance many Italian-style dishes. Simmer it in any homemade or jarred sauce. Whisk it with a little oil and vinegar for a marinade. Rub it inside a whole chicken. Or rub it on steak, lamb, or pork before cooking. You can even sprinkle it over left over pizza before you re-heat it in the oven!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: scant 3/4 cup


  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 2 tablesppoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, marjoram, or sage, rubbed between your fingers
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder


  • Combined throughly and store covered for up to 6 months.