Mother Earth Living

Hold the Salt: Seasoning Blend I

Substitute with a dash of herbs.
By Erica Levy Klein
February/March 1996
Add to My MSN

Content Tools

This salt substitute can be sprinkled on vegetables, ­salads, eggs—or anything else that you would normally salt.
As you combine the ingredients, crumble or chop them to the consistency that you want. Store extras in tightly covered jars in a dark place to preserve their flavor for as long as possible. For use at the table, keep the blends in salt shakers with large holes; blends made with whole spices may be kept in pepper mills. 

  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried savory
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried lemon peel, finely chopped

Erica Levy Klein, who lives in Princeton Junction, New Jersey, is the author of a series of low-calorie cookbooks, including Skinny Sauces, Skinny Chicken, and Skinny Spices (Chicago, Illinois: Surrey Books, 1993). The recipes in this article are adapted from the last, which includes 50 recipes for homemade blends.

Click here for the original article, Hold the Salt.



















Subscribe Today!

Pay Now & Save 58% Off the Cover Price

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here