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Salt Substitute Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Use to season pork, chicken or fish. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1/4 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 teaspoon equals 1 calorie, trace sodium, trace cholesterol, trace carbohydrate, trace protein, trace fat. Diabetic Exchanges: Free.