How to Make a Flavourful Herb Salt

Because of the many herbs combined, this concentrated mélange of flavours gives your Herb Salt the versatility to use in a wide variety of very tasty ways. You may find that you really like it as a popcorn topping; adding an extra ‘kick’ to stand-by favorite dishes; or, it is also very effective as a flavour-enhancing meat rub. Your imagination is the only limit for uses of this Herb Salt! (For more recipes from how to make your own cream cheese, Bourisin Cheese, and other favourite entertaining recipes, how to make mustards, horseradish, etc, check the ‘Categories’ of )

For this Herb Salt recipe, you can make use of your fresh dried garden herbs, or use store-bought.

1 cup sea salt or kelp

2 T mint

2 1/2 T lemon balm leaves

4 T basil

4 T parsley

2 T rosemary

2 T tarragon

2 T thyme

2 T dill leaves

2 T paprika

  1. Place all of the above ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and mix together thoroughly.
  2. Using small batches of your mix, ‘blend’ together in your blender until it is the consistency you desire.
  3. You can store your herb salt in either a glass container or in decorative shakers.

This is a lovely make-ahead gift for both friends and family, and will also be greatly appreciated by all those who consider themselves ‘connoisseurs’.

For gift giving, use the small spice jars available at most dollar stores, and decorate with a festive ribbon attaching a card with suggestion uses.

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