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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


  • 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


  • 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: 1 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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blackorchids User ID: 288019 227912
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015

"A really great salt substitute that can be used on a lot of different dishes!"

kellyannm User ID: 5044935 215197
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014

"this tastes great on chicken"

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