Myrta Sweet of Wildwood, Florida keeps this nicely flavored blend in a salt shaker on the back of her stove. "I use a teaspoon of it in almost everything I cook, from meat loaf to stew," Myrta comments. It's perfect for people on restricted diets as well as those who are simply cutting back on salt.
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon each dried parsley flakes, basil, marjoram and thyme
- 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Use to season pork, chicken or fish. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1/4 cup.
Originally published as Salt Substitute in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p22
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Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015
"A really great salt substitute that can be used on a lot of different dishes!"
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014
"this tastes great on chicken"