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Home tips: Substituting fresh herbs with dried herbs

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If you do not have fresh herbs on hand for some recipes, you can use these equivalent substitutes of dried herbs.

 

IN GENERAL
3 portions of fresh herb = 1 portion of dried herb

BASIL
5 leaves or 2 tsps finely chopped fresh basil = 1 tsp dried basil

CHIVES
1 tbsp finely chopped chives = 1 tsp freeze dryer chives

DILL
3 tsps fresh dill = 1 tsp dried dill

OREGANO
1 tbsp fresh oregano = 1 tsp dried oregano

PARSLEY
3 sprigs or 2 tsps finely chopped fresh parsley = 1 tsp dried parsley

ROSEMARY
1 medium sprig or 1 tbsp fresh rosemary = 1 tsp dried rosemary

SAGE
7 leaves or 2 tsps minced fresh sage = 1 tsp dried sage

THYME
6 sprigs or 1 tbsp fresh thyme = 3/4 tsp ground thyme

All ratios and conversions are subjective to different recipes and taste.

 

Adapted from The Singapore Women's Weekly.

 

 

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