Nothing amps up your favorite recipes quite like homemade seasoning blends! Use this homemade Greek seasoning recipe to season your best proteins, veggie dishes, cauliflower rice, and more.
Why you'll love this keto Greek seasoning recipe
Spice blends make the culinary world go round!
It sounds like a bit of an exaggeration, but I assure you—it's not. Spices are one of the easiest and healthiest ways to make food taste delicious.
So today, I'm sharing my absolute favorite Greek spice blend with you. It's filled with authentic Greek flavor, adding a warm, savory flavor to your meal.
As an added bonus, this blend is made easily with spices you probably already have on hand! And, of course, they're all low-carb and keto-friendly.
In this post, you'll find each spice necessary to make this tasty Greek seasoning, along with servings suggestions to best enjoy it.
The ingredients for this low-carb recipe include pantry-staple spices that range from earthy and minty to lemony and peppery.
Here are all the herbs and spices that go into Greek seasoning, along with their flavor profiles:
- Dried oregano – peppery, sweet, minty
- Onion powder – sweet, garlic, sulfur
- Dried rosemary – woodsy, pine, lemony, aromatic
- Garlic powder – aromatic, roasted garlic
- Dried thyme – earthy, minty, lemony, peppery
- Dill weed – herby, lemony, buttery, anise
- Dried basil – peppery, anise, savory, aromatic, mint
- Ground cinnamon – sweet, warm, spicy, woody
While this recipe is incredibly easy to make, here are a few tips that can make your prep work a breeze.
- Mix your spices in a mason jar, closing the lid to combine. Then, store it in the same jar.
- Add a spice cap lid to your jar for easy pouring and portion control.
- Include a homemade label on your seasoning jar (+ date made) to keep track of all your homemade blends!
How to make keto Greek seasoning
This spice mix truly couldn't be easier to make - gathering your spices is half the battle!
Here's how to make your homemade Greek seasoning mix:
1. Mix your spices
To prep the best Greek seasoning mix, simply add all of your ingredients into a mixing bowl.
Include dried oregano, dried basil, ground cinnamon, dill weed, dried thyme, garlic powder, dried rosemary, and onion powder in your mix.
Stir your spices to combine.
2. Store your mix
Store your completed Greek seasoning blend in an airtight container and use it in all of your favorite Greek recipes!
How to serve
You can use this spice mix in several different meals, with recipes that fit any time of day!
Homemade Greek seasoning also makes a great dry rub for roasted chicken legs or crispy chicken wings. Don't forget to serve them with a delicious dipping sauce like my jalapeno ranch dip or keto bang bang sauce.
Lastly, Greek seasoning works well to season any of your favorite vegetable side dishes, adding a burst of flavor without any added sugars or carbs.
While this authentic Greek seasoning is hard to beat, that doesn't mean you can't have fun with a few switch-ups! Here are a few variations to try:
- Add cayenne pepper for a bit of heat.
- Include a small amount of sugar-free keto sweetener, like Swerve, for instant sweetness.
- Add salt to your seasoning blend for easy cooking.
These are a few common questions I get about my homemade Greek seasoning recipe. If you don't see your question answered, please leave it for me in the comments down below.
Greek seasoning flavors protein-focused dishes, including seafood, chicken, lamb, and more. It's also commonly used in a variety of Greek dishes like lemon potatoes, Greek rice, and roasted vegetables.
On a keto diet, you can use my Greek seasoning recipe in most of your top savory recipes to add an authentic Greek flavor with only 1g net carbs per serving.
Greek food does not phone it in when it comes to seasoning! You'll find incredible aromatic spices like oregano, dill, basil, garlic, and thyme in Greek dishes.
Greek seasoning mixes take the best and most commonly-used seasoning in Greek food and blend them together.
If you don't have Greek seasoning on hand, there are a few other spices and blends that make an excellent substitute.
Za'atar originates in the Middle East and is commonly used in Iran, Egypt, Lebanon, and several other countries. It has an herby, citrus flavor, made from marjoram, oregano, sumac, thyme, cumin, and toasted sesame seeds.
Herbes de Provence is also a worthy substitute, combining herbs in French cooking, including parsley, fennel, marjoram, tarragon, dried lavender, and more.
Lastly, Italian seasoning can work in a pinch, made from rosemary, basil, thyme, marjoram, and oregano.
You will notice the overlap in some of these spices. While they all taste quite different, these overlaps allow substitute spices to taste right at home in many recipes.
If you like this recipe, try these!
If you're a fan of homemade seasoning mixes, I have the recipes for you! These mixes are low-carb, sugar-free and add delicious flavor to your favorite recipes:
- Keto Fajita Seasoning Recipe is made with an authentic spice blend, perfect for a platter full of sizzling fajitas!
- Best Hamburger Seasoning Recipe is totally customizable and easily adjusted for your preferences in salt and spice-level.
- Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix Recipe includes eight ground spices for the ultimate chili blend.
- Homemade Keto Taco Seasoning Mix is much-needed for your next family taco night, made with tasty spices without any added sugars, starches, or fillers.
- Everything But The Bagel Seasoning is perfect for seasoning grilled chicken, low-carb avocado toast, turkey lettuce wraps, and more!
Keto Greek Seasoning Blend
- 2 tbsp. Dried oregano
- 1 ½ tbsp. Onion powder
- 1 ½ tbsp. Garlic powder
- 1 tsp. Dried Rosemary
- 1 tsp. Dried Thyme
- 1 tbsp. Dried basil
- 2 tsp. Dill weed
- ½ tsp. Ground cinnamon
- Mix together all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl until well combined.
- Store in an airtight container and use as needed.
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