About Ground Thyme
Thyme is a popular garden herb used in various cuisines throughout the world. It has a strong flavor that comes across as fresh, lemony, earthy, and a bit minty. Ground thyme is sometimes preferred over dried thyme leaf, for when you want an even distribution of flavor especially is soups, sauces, dry rubs, and spice blends.
Ground thyme is often used in main dishes like meatloaf, meatballs, steak, grilled chicken, and pulled pork. It can also be a lovely addition to your soups, stocks, sauces, stews, roasted vegetables, legumes, and fish dishes.
Fresh thyme vs dried thyme vs ground thyme: Dried herbs have a concentrated flavor, so less is needed to achieve your result. Ground herbs are even more concentrated. Here’s a guide to converting between fresh thyme, dried thyme leaf, and ground thyme:
1 Tablespoon fresh thyme = 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaf (one third)
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaf = ½ teaspoon ground thyme (one half)