Whether you’re serving up a dish for a fancy dinner party or feeding your family on a weeknight, the last thing you want is anyone leaving the table feeling like the meal was “meh.” One way to make sure this doesn’t happen, is with the right mixture of herbs and spices.
You never want to go overboard with the aromatic ingredients, though. A few pinches of savory seasoning is more than enough to put satisfied smiles on everyone’s faces. With that in mind, we gathered up some of our favorite recipes with just the right balance of herbs and spices.
From blackened catfish to butternut squash tacos and spiced roast pork, you’re sure to find something that excites your tastebuds. Just remember to make plenty to go around — and don’t be surprised when everyone goes back for a second helping!
Keep scrolling to see which yummy recipe filled with flavorful herbs and spices you’ll want to try first.
Herb Marinated Steak
An herbed wine marinade guarantees this sirloin steak will grill up extra-juicy and packed with flavor!
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Blackened Catfish Sandwich
This authentic New Orleans recipe is inspired by the latest thriller from best-selling author James Patterson, The Chef.
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Herb Roasted Potatoes
These hearty potatoes flavored with classic peppery Montreal steak seasoning will be ready to pop into the oven in just 15 minutes.
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Herbed Peppercorn Roast Beef
Our holiday-perfect roast gets plenty of lively flavor thanks to a colorful mix of herbs and spices.
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It’s easy to transform store-bought pizza dough into tasty breadsticks with a medley of herbs and sea salt.
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Sage Roasted Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy
Brining the turkey for up to a day in advance makes for an extra juicy and tender meal your family will talking about all year.
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Loaded Mexican Spuds
Smoked paprika gives these south of the border-inspired potatoes their mouth-watering flavor.
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Tarragon Tuna Niçoise Cups
Our sophisticated salad-in-a-cup is a snap to make with convenient frozen puff pastry, bottled salad dressing, and flaked tuna.
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Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos Al Pastor
You don’t need a spit — or even meat — for real-deal tacos al pastor. Create a vegan version of this Mexican street food with nutty roasted butternut squash and a whole slew of seasonings. Layer in corn tortillas with chunks of pineapple, a squeeze of fresh lime, crunchy cabbage or radishes, and onion as desired.
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Herbed Golden Onion Rolls
Rich sour cream, onions, and savory herbs combine to make these quick-prep rolls utterly irresistible.
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Spiced Pork Roast
Lean boneless pork roasts up to tender perfection with our kicked-up spice rub and sweet rum glaze — and it takes just 15 minutes to prep.
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Sage Potatoes Au Gratin
For the ultimate in comfort food, Food Network star Sunny Anderson bakes sliced potatoes in sage-infused heavy cream.
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Herb-Crusted Pork Tenderloin
This lean roast gets amazing flavor from our tangy-sweet glaze.
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Savory Herb & Cheese Pull-Apart Bread
This melt-in-your-mouth bread is a cinch to whip up, thanks to refrigerated biscuit dough.
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4-Ingredient White Wine and Herb Grilled Salmon
Four ingredients and 35 minutes is all it takes to turn salmon fillets into an irresistible meal!
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Chicken with Squash Curry
Kuri squash's mild flavor pairs perfectly with the heat of curry — butternut or acorn squash would taste delicious too!
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Hoisin-Glazed Chicken Wings
Our finger-licking-good wings glazed with a sweet-and-sassy Asian-inspired sauce are sure to disappear in a flash.
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For quick-fix rolls that taste homemade, we brush refrigerated crescent dough with a tasty blend of fresh herbs and garlic.
Click here to check out the Garlic'n'Herb Knots recipe.