Greek Seasoning

Greek Seasoning

Let’s spice things up a bit, shall we? Today I am sharing a savory spice mix recipe for Greek seasoning. This seasoning mix is easy to make and so versatile. You can use it to season just about anything from meat to taters!

What is Greek Seasoning?

To be perfectly honest with you, Greek seasoning is a really strange blend of herbs and spices, but when combined all together are pretty magical. This seasoning is made of an aromatic blend of dried herbs, some savory spices and a few warm spices that round it all out.

Here’s the list of the star components of this seasoning:

  • Dried Herbs: basil, dill, oregano, parsley, rosemary, thyme, and marjoram.
  • Spices: garlic powder, onion flakes, lemon pepper.
  • Savory and Warm Spices: salt, black pepper, paprika, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
spices for Greek seasoning

What does Greek seasoning taste like?

Greek seasoning is aromatic and savory in taste. It can be described as warm, earthy, minty, and slightly peppery with sweet undertones. I know the cinnamon and nutmeg sound odd in this flavor profile, but they add depth and a surprisingly warm finish.

a jar of seasoning

What is a Greek seasoning blend used for?

This multi-purpose spice blend is a great way to use up herbs and spices that may be near expiration.

You know, the ones in your spice cabinet that you purchased for only one recipe almost 6 months ago?

Yeah, those!

This savory homemade blend of herbs and spices can be a great addition to all your favorite recipes.

Here is a list of its uses:

Meat

Beef, Poultry, Seafood. Add to ground beef to make Greek Burgers! Sprinkle on fish with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil and serve with lemon slices. Or try it using the Greek seasoning as a substitute for the dry rub in the Baked Chicken Wing recipe I shared not too long ago. Add some red crushed pepper flakes, to taste, for some extra heat.

Vegetables

Use Greek seasoning on a wide variety of grilled or roasted vegetables. It’s especially good on potatoes.

Dressing

Mix this seasoning with extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar and lemon juice on your next salad!

Marinade

Combine the seasoning with olive oil and lemon juice. Coat meat with the marinade and place in a zip-top bag until needed.

Dip

Use as an unexpected twist to your next vegetable platter. Combine the seasoning with Greek yogurt and fresh lemon juice. It’ll make fresh vegetables sing!

a jar of Greek seasoning

How do you store Greek seasoning?

Just like any herbs and spices, Greek seasoning should be stored in an airtight container.

Herbs and spices should be kept in a cool, dark place away from sunlight, heat, and steam. Learn more about spices and how to store and organize them HERE.

How long will this seasoning last?

Seasoning mixes never actually spoil, but dried herbs and spices lose their flavor over time. If stored properly, spice blends will last up to 1 maybe even 2 years.

How do you make Greek seasoning?

Select a jar that will hold about a cup of the seasoning. A clean jar with a tight fitting lid works best. Measure each of the ingredients and add them to the jar. Place on the lid and give the herbs and spices a good shake. Now you’re all set!

Recipe Notes:

Before each use, stir or shake the spice blend to combine. The dried heavy spices tend to sink to the bottom of the jar. This will ensure that the spices are well blended for each use.

You can also use a mortar and pestle to wake up the spices a little before each use.

I love my Jamie Oliver mortar and pestle and David and I both use it all the time! Click HERE to check it out.

a spoonful of seasoning

Using this seasoning mix is a simple way to add flavor to a variety of recipes.

Did you try this spice blend? What did you use it on?

Comment and give the recipe a star rating below!

Greek seasoning is a savory spice blend that is easy to make and so versatile! You can use to season just about anything from meat to potatoes. It's great!
Print Pin
0 from 0 votes

Greek Seasoning Mix

Greek seasoning is a savory spice blend that is easy to make and so versatile! You can use to season just about anything from meat to potatoes. It's great!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American, Greek
Keyword Greek, Herbs and Spices, seasoning, Spice Blend
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 17kcal
Author Debbie Spivey

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoons basil dried
  • 1 tablespoons dill dried
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoons onion flakes
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 1 tablespoons parsley dried
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary dried
  • ½ tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  • Select a jar that will hold about a cup of the seasoning. A clean jar with a tight fitting lid works best. Measure each of the ingredients and add them to the jar. Place on the lid and give the herbs and spices a good shake.
  • You’re all set! Add it to your favorite dish.

Notes

  • It’s always better if you make the spice mix ahead of time. It allows the spices to mingle together and get happy!
  • Store unused seasoning mix in an airtight container, preferably in a cool dark place.
  • Store the seasoning blend in a cool, dry spot for up to 6 months.
  • Before each use, stir or shake the spice blend to combine. The dry spices tend to sink to the bottom of the jar.

Nutrition

Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 875mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg
Did you try this recipe? Tell us what you think!Give this recipe a star rating, leave a comment below and share pictures of your food with us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter! We can’t wait to see them! Don’t forget to mention @TheMountainKitchen or tag #TheMountainKitchen!

The Mountain Kitchen is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

There is no extra cost to you for clicking! It just helps us afford to do what we do here at TheMountainKitchen.com. Thanks for your support!



2 thoughts on “Greek Seasoning”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.