What can I use if I don’t have marjoram?
Substitutes for Marjoram:
- Sweet basil.
- Summer Savory.
- Herbes de Provence.
Can I use thyme instead of marjoram?
If you like to experiment, try replacing the marjoram in your recipe with an equal amount of sage, thyme, summer savory, or basil. If your recipe calls for fresh marjoram, your first choice should be a fresh substitute. If it calls for dried, use the dried substitute.
Can I substitute oregano for marjoram?
Can Oregano and Marjoram Be Used Interchangeably? Fresh oregano is a good substitute for fresh marjoram, but since it has a more pungent, less sweet flavor, use about half the amount of oregano.
What flavor does marjoram have?
Marjoram has a delicate, sweet, pleasant flavor with a slightly bitter undertone and is used as a flavoring for many meat dishes. Try marjoram in lamb, beef and veal dishes paired with parsley, dill, basil and thyme. Great in eggs, tomato based soups and sauces.