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This no salt seasoning recipe is a tasty replacement for salt.
When my mom was sick, she couldn’t have salt. So I had to come up with some way to season her food without added salt.
I learned to combine spices in ways that helped. Mind you, they were never an exact replacement, but they sure did help.
This seasoning recipe was one she enjoyed.
What Can I Use Instead Of Salt To Season Food?
The truth is, salt is sort of a stand alone ingredient. It’s very difficult to replace. That being said, there are ways to come close. Typically, by adding much stronger herbs and spices to whatever you are cooking.
Is No Salt Seasoning Healthy?
It definitely is if you make it at home. I can’t vouch for the store-bought varieties because I’ve never used them. But if you make it at home, it’s a simple blend of spices. And spices are good for us!
What Is No Salt Seasoning Made Of?
There are many, many recipes on the web for no salt seasoning. And while they all have different herbs and spices, they are all a combination of many of the same spices.
Traditional base spices for no salt seasoning are:
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- celery seed
Beyond that, recipes vary greatly. And some don’t use celery seed. So as you can see, these types of seasoning mixes can be a mix of any number of spices.
What You’ll Need
1 tbsp. garlic powder – garlic granules work well too.
1 tbsp. onion powder – onion granules work well too.
1 tbsp. dry mustard
1 tbsp. paprika
1 ½ tsp. powdered thyme
1 ½ tsp. ground celery seed
How To Make No Salt Seasoning At Home
Combine all spices in a small mixing bowl by whisking together until well blended.
Store in a food-safe container in the pantry.
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No Salt Seasoning Recipe
Homemade No Salt Seasoning
- 1 tbsp. garlic powder
- 1 tbsp. onion powder
- 1 tbsp. dry mustard
- 1 tbsp. paprika
- 1 ½ tsp. powdered thyme
- 1 ½ tsp. ground celery seed
- Combine all spices in a small mixing bowl by whisking together until well blended.
- Store in a food-safe container in the pantry.
Recipe from the Gracious Pantry® archives, originally posted on 2/27/18.