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Seasoning Blends

Published in Recipes, Healthy Eating Tips

From The American Heart Association Low Salt Cookbook

Savory Herb Blend

The herbs in this blend will make you want to discover salad all over again.

  • 1/4 cup dried parsley, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup dried marjoram, crumbled
  • 2-1/2 Tbsp. dried basil, crumbled
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1-1/4 Tbsp. celery seeds, crushed
  • 3/4 tsp. garlic powder 
  • 2-1/2 tsp. dried savory, crumbled
  • 2-1/2 tsp. dried sage, rubbed or crumbled
  • 2-1/4 tsp. dried thyme, crumbled
  • 2 tsp. dried onion flakes, crumbled
  • 2 tsp. dried dill weed, crumbled
  • 1-1/4 tsp. pepper

In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients until well blended.  Store in a jar with a tight fitting lid in a cool, dry, dark place for up to six months.

Makes 1 cup (serving size = 1/2 tsp.)

Lemon Herb Seasoning

Use a sprinkle of this seasoning to bring out the flavor of seafood, poultry, or green salads.

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. dried basil, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. pepper
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. dried onion flakes, crumbled
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. whole celery seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. dried grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp. dried grated lemon zest

In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients until well blended.  Store in a jar with a tight fitting lid in a cool, dry, dark place for up to six months.

Makes 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp. (serving size = 1/2 tsp.)

Herb Seasoning

An all-purpose replacement for the salt-shaker, this flavorful seasoning is perfect for keeping on the table and on the kitchen counter.  This mixture is good on vegetables, meats, in casseroles and stews.

  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. dried basil, crumbled
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram, crumbled
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme, crumbled
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley, crumbled
  • 1 tsp. dried savory, crumbled.
  • 1 tsp. ground mace or nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. sage, rubbed or crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne (optional)

In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients until well blended.  Store in a jar with a tight fitting lid in a cool, dry, dark place for up to six months.

Makes 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp. (serving size = 1/2 tsp.)