Popular Green Herbs: What They Are & How to Use Them




Whether you’re researching a new smoothie recipe or wanting to try a new dish for dinner, you may come across the term “green herbs.” But what exactly are “green herbs,” and how are they any different from regular cooking spices?

We’ll uncover what green herbs are, the most common green herbs for cooking, and how you can start using green herbs in everyday meals.

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7 Commonly Used Fresh Green Herbs


Its aroma and taste as a green herb blend beautifully with various dishes, especially sauces. In fact, it’s often used fresh in tomato-based pasta and curry sauces in different cuisines, such as Italian, Indian, and Thai.



Thyme is an interesting-looking green herb with little leaves growing along a woody stem. To use it fresh, the leaves are stripped from the woody stem and added to soups, stews, sauces, and seasoning blends for chicken, lamb, and other meat-based dishes.



Oregano is a woody perennial herb native to the Mediterranean basin and western Asia. Like thyme, its leaves are stripped from their woody stems to dry or used fresh in cooking dishes.


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