Recipe courtesy of Lavender Fields Farm

Herb Crust

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: About 3/4 cup
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1/2 cup fine dry breadcrumbs

1/3 cup fresh chopped basil

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper

1 teaspoon herbal salt

Serving suggestions: Chicken or pork


  1. Stir together the breadcrumbs, basil, oil, thyme, parsley, pepper and salt. To use with meat, moisten chicken or pork with water and press the crumb mixture over the meat. Place on a rack and bake at 400 degrees F until done, 10 to 20 minutes. 

Cook’s Note

You can also the herb crust for pan-frying or grilling.