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Herbes de Provence


Although Herbes de Provence can be found in most grocery stores, it is easy to prepare your own mixture. The combinations can vary, but thyme and savory are generally used; rosemary is included for lamb preparations. Lavender adds a pleasantly pungent aroma.

  • Yield: Makes about 1/3 cup

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2002


  • 3 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons dried savory
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 3 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers (optional)


  1. Combine herbs, and store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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  • torilessgmail
    9 NOV, 2015
    I added 1 TB dried sage. It help bring out the umami of the Savory and Thyme. Also, used fresh rosemary so I cut it down to half as much which also balances the dried Lavender better. I typically use 1 TB fresh Rosemary to 1 TS dried Lavender or 1 1/2 - 2 TS fresh Lavender.
  • ChiotsRun
    4 DEC, 2010
    Just what I was looking for, planning on making up jars of this to give away for Christmas.
    9 SEP, 2008
    This is one thing I use all the time. Having the recipe will surely help, especially when I run out of it, and need some in a hurry. Thanks Martha