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Oregano

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Laurie's Words on Herbs - All about Oregano

Oregano is a common herb used in Greek and Italian cooking among other regions.


Oregano is high in antioxidant activity, due to a high content of phenolic acids and flavonoids. Additionally, oregano has demonstrated antimicrobial activity against food-borne pathogens such as Listeria monocytogenes. Both of these characteristics may be useful in both health and food preservation.

The dish most commonly associated with oregano is pizza.


Variations have probably been eaten in Southern Italy for centuries.

In the US returning World War II soliders brought back a taste for what they called "the pizza herb".

 

 

 

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Frontier Co-op Organic Mediterranean Oregano Leaf, Cut & Sifted, Fancy Grade, 1 Pound Bulk Bag

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tsp, leaves (1g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 3Calories from Fat 0
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.6g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars 0.0
Protein 0.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Oregano is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Oregano is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does oregano weigh?

measure grams
1 tsp, leaves 1
1 tsp, ground 1

In Chinese:牛至
British (UK) term: Oregano
en français:origan
en español:orégano

Recipes using oregano

There are 2696 recipes that contain this ingredient.

100% Parmesan Chicken
15 Minute Tomato Soup
2 Meals in One: Crock-Pot Chalupa/Refried Beans
4th of July Grilled Portobello Burgers
A Better Chili Seasoning Mix
A Very Tasty Chili
Abilene Texas Chili
Albondigas Soup
All Time Favorite Spaghetti Pie
Amarillo Chili
Amazing Cincinnati Chili
Amazing Mediterranean Chickpea and Pea Salad

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