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Mediterranean Oregano

An aromatic, peppery, slightly hot essence blends with an herbal sweetness in this classically bold “oregano” flavor that’s most commonly associated with Italian cuisine.

An aromatic, peppery, slightly hot essence blends with an herbal sweetness in this classically bold “oregano” flavor that’s most commonly associated with Italian cuisine.

Fun Fact

Oregano achieved dramatic popularity in the U.S. when soldiers returning from WWII found themselves craving the flavors of Italian classics like pizza, hence why it’s often called the “pizza herb.”

Spice Stats

Native to:
The Mediterranean and Middle East
Plant family:
Lamiaceae
Raw form:
Herb
Native to:The Mediterranean and Middle East
Plant family:Lamiaceae
Raw form:Herb

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Additional recipes:

Classic Marinara Sauce

Uses: Mediterranean Oregano, Sweet Basil

Note: In addition to the dried oregano, we add ½ tsp dried basil instead of the fresh sprig.

Classic Roasted Chicken

Uses: Thyme, Mediterranean Oregano, California Garlic Powder, Tellicherry Black Pepper, Crushed Red Chili Flakes

Note: Mix the salt with ½ tsp each of oregano, thyme, garlic, black pepper, and chili flakes. This is our favorite method for roasting a chicken!

Herb Rub

Uses: Sweet Basil, Dill, Marjoram, Chives, Thyme

Note: This recipe is easily scaled down

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