Homemade Seasoning Salt

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Make your own homemade seasoning salt full of flavor from Hungarian paprika, dehydrated roasted garlic and toasted onion, French thyme and marjoram. It tastes fantastic on meat, seafood, vegetables, you name it. So much better than the store-bought stuff!

homemade seasoning salt

Although I have long aimed to cook completely from scratch there are still a few items that I habitually use in their pre-prepared version without even thinking about it.

One of those guys is seasoning salt. I don’t use it often but every once in a while when I put a chicken breast in the oven or want to jazz up some vegetables I reach for the container of Lawry’s that’s been in our cabinet ever since I can remember.

After taking a look at the ingredient list the other day I realized it should be easy to put a few spices and dried herbs together myself and toss the pre-made stuff that’s laden with anti-caking agents and “natural flavors.”

How to make homemade seasoning salt:

It turns out it’s very easy to make homemade seasoning salt. You only need six ingredients (salt, Hungarian paprika, dehydrated roasted garlic, dehydrated toasted onion, French thyme and marjoram) for a mix that is bursting with great flavor. It works great on poultry, fish, roasted vegetables, you name it. Definitely way better than the store-bought stuff.

You make the salt simply by grinding all the dry spices together in a mortar with a pestle.

how to make homemade seasoning salt step by step

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Homemade Seasoning Salt

Make your own homemade seasoning salt full of flavor from Hungarian paprika, dehydrated roasted garlic and toasted onion, French thyme and marjoram. It tastes fantastic on meat, seafood, vegetables, you name it. So much better than the store-bought stuff!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade seasoning salt
Servings: 8
Calories: 5kcal

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  • Grind all ingredients in a mortar with a pestle until you have a fine salt.

Nutrition

Calories: 5kcal

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4 comments

  1. Lilli says:

    What a great idea! I always want to make my own spice mix but never remember to actually get around to it. Yours looks so easy and yummy though I’ll give it a try!

  2. Pang says:

    This is brilliant, Nicole!!! I am obsessed with seasoning salt, too, otherwise, I would not have spent a fortune on lemon salt, wine salt, chocolate salt, truffle salt etc at William Sonoma not so long ago. (I could just choose one, but they are all so pretty and interesting).

    Next time when I need seasoning salt, I will come running back to this beautiful post of yours,

    Thank you & Happy 4th of July to you & your family :)

    • Nicole B. says:

      Thank you so much, Pang, you’re so sweet! You certainly piqued my interest with wine salt, I’d never heard of that but it sounds fantastic! Going to have to check that out. Happy 4th of July to you and yours as well! :)

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