Greek Seasoning

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Using homemade Greek seasoning is the best way to add Mediterranean flair to your cooking! It mixes up in minutes and is perfect for adding delicious zesty flavor to all of your favorite meals.

Homemade seasonings are so fresh and tasty! They add the best boost of flavor to everything you cook, minus the preservatives and artificial flavors! You’ll have to try this fajita seasoning, taco seasoning, and blackened seasoning next!

Top-down view of Greek seasoning in a white bowl.

Homemade Greek Seasoning Recipe

You all probably know by now that I love my homemade seasonings. I use them in just about everything I cook! Today’s addition is a delicious one and perfect for those of you that love Meditteranean cuisine! This Greek seasoning mixes up in just minutes and is the perfect blend of spices you probably already have in your pantry. It’s savory, zesty, peppery, and will enhance any dish you add it to!

I love using this as a rub for meat and fish, but it works great for seasoning vegetables, too! You’re going to be surprised at how just a pinch of this stuff can really bring a dish to life. It’s so delicious! It’s super easy to customize, too, so you can alter the flavor to your liking. Let’s make some!

What is Greek Seasoning Made Of?

This Greek seasoning is the best combination of savory and aromatic! You can find the measurements I used for each of these ingredients below in the recipe card, but feel free to add more or less to your liking! Customizing your blend is the best part of this recipe.

  • Dried Onion Flakes: Add sharp, savory flavor.
  • Garlic Powder: Adding garlic is a must for a pop of savory flavor.
  • Dried Oregano: Has the best sweet, peppery flavor. It also adds great texture!
  • Dried Basil: Basil is perfectly bright and minty.
  • Dried Dill Weed: Dill weed gives this seasoning the perfect zesty flavor.
  • Dried Marjoram: Marjoram has delicate flavor and is nice and aromatic.
  • Dried Thyme: Thyme is earthy and minty, perfect for Greek dishes!
  • Salt and Cracked Black Pepper: Enhances the overall flavor of the seasoning.
  • Ground Cinnamon and Nutmeg: (Optional) You can add these in if you want your seasoning to have a hint of warm spice.

Can I Use Fresh Herbs?

This is one of the few times that I don’t recommend using fresh herbs because your blend won’t last as long. Dried herbs have a much longer shelf life than using fresh herbs. Because of their high moisture content, fresh herbs may grow mold early on.

How to Make Homemade Greek Seasoning

It only takes minutes to mix up this delicious seasoning! Once you have it on hand, you’re going to want to put it on everything!

  1. Mix: In a small bowl, whisk together all of the spice ingredients until well blended.
  2. Store: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Enjoy this seasoning as a dry rub on chicken, fish, vegetables, or in dips.
The various spices used in Greek seasoning measured and laid out on a flat surface.

More Ways to Enjoy Your Seasoning

Now that you have this versatile blend of herbs and spices on hand, here are a few simple ways to utilize it!

  • Use as a Marinade: Use Greek seasoning as a marinade by combining 3 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons Greek seasoning. Mix and marinate with 2 pounds of chicken for 30 minutes before grilling.
  • For Salad Dressing: The herbs in Greek seasoning are perfect for adding flavor to your favorite salads. Simply mix a tablespoon of the seasonings in with vinegar or oil!

Storing Your Seasoning

As long as you store your seasoning in a cool, dry place, it will stay fresh for up to 6 months. I always like to keep mine in an airtight container or jar. Add it to all of your favorite meals for a pop of delicious flavor!

Scooping up Greek seasoning with a wooden spoon.

Greek Seasoning

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This homemade Greek seasoning is the best way to add Mediterranean flair to your cooking! It mixes up in minutes and is the perfect way to add delicious zesty flavor to all of your favorite meals.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings: 5

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, optional

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, whisk together all of the spice ingredients until well blended.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
  • Enjoy this seasoning as a dry rub on chicken, fish, vegetables, or in dips.
  • Use Greek seasoning as a marinade by combining 3 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons Greek seasoning. Mix and marinate with 2 pounds of chicken for 30 minutes before grilling.


Nutrition

Serves: 5

Serving1tablespoonCalories16kcal (1%)Carbohydrates4g (1%)Protein1g (2%)Fat0.2gSaturated Fat0.1g (1%)Polyunsaturated Fat0.03gMonounsaturated Fat0.02gSodium933mg (39%)Potassium79mg (2%)Fiber1g (4%)Sugar1g (1%)Vitamin A56IU (1%)Vitamin C1mg (1%)Calcium43mg (4%)Iron1mg (6%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

Course Seasoning
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword 5 minute, marinade
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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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