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Herb blend for Instant flavour

A wooden board with a jar of Bec's herb blend on it's side and spilling out over the board.

Here’s a cheeky little herb blend I’ve been playing with a fair bit lately.  I think the traditional Italian Herb blend is a little too heavy on oregano for anything but Italian food.

I was making this in bulk for my Persian Feta.   One night I was feeling a bit lazy.  It was wet and I couldn’t be bothered going down to the cooking school to fill some of my empty herb jars.  So, I grabbed a Persian Feta herb blend jar and sprinkled it over lamb chops.  Now I’m using it in all sorts of recipes.

Classes if you are local (Melbourne) or Zooms from anywhere šŸ™‚

I’ve added the herb blend to the recipe card below. 

What can you use it in? You can use it in your Persian Feta (we have an online course for this) or consider it with these other tasty recipes;

I could go on, but where could YOU use this versatile herb blend?

Where to get Bell Pepper Flakes?

Ok, so it seems that some of you may have had trouble finding these. They truly contribute a delightful fruity sweetness to the mix, so omitting them will make this blend somewhat ordinary, like a typical Italian blend. You could try drying some capsicum at home. Select a red one, slice it thinly, and dry it at a very low temperature in your oven if you don’t have a dehydrator. Once it’s fully dried (yes, completely dry to avoid mould), blitz it in your Thermomix until it reaches the desired size and texture. TaDa! easy peasy.

A wooden board with a jar of Bec's herb blend on it's side and spilling out over the board.

Herb blend for Instant flavour

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Originally made as a herb blend for Persian Feta, but it just works with so many other foods such as lamb, and lasagne.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Course Italian
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 quantity
Method Thermomix and Conventional

Equipment

  • Thermomix or Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon of bell pepper flakes these aren't hot, they give sweetness and colour

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a jar.
  • Give it a good shake to mix.

Notes

Of course, you could add, replace or multiply this recipe to your hearts content.

Want to know more?

You could even use it in these! Beetroot tartlets

We also have some eBooks that go into much greater depth, and provide a variety of spice blend recipes. 

Image of the front cover of Bec's Spice Blend eBook
Spice blend eBooks

16 Comments

  1. Hi Bec
    Question please
    Where do you get Bell Pepper flakes
    Live in rural NSW and not in local supermarkets
    Regards
    Robyn

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