Bouquet Garni Recipe

Bouquet Garni
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Ratings (14)
  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 Cup (up to 4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
17 Calories
1g Fat
4g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Bouquet garni is a classic herb mixture used for cooking meats and vegetables. Traditionally, this mixture is tied up in cheesecloth for easy removal after flavoring.


  • 1/4 cup dried parsley (classic ingredient)
  • 2 Tablespoons dried thyme (classic ingredient)
  • 2 Tablespoons dried bay leaf (classic ingredient)
  • Optional: 2 Tablespoons dried rosemary

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine parsley, thyme, bay leaf, and rosemary in a bowl.

  2. Place in an airtight container.

  3. Store in a cool, dark place away from heat sources.

  4. Use within 6 months.