Recipe by Chef John
"Yes, the color in this salt will fade within a few weeks, but the herby flavor and aroma will remain intact for much longer.
I described this as a finishing salt, meaning it's used to season cooked food at the table; however, it can also be used in place of regular salt in any recipe preparation."
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I made it and i loved it and I will always have a healthy stock of these on hand. I discovered you Chef John on allrecipes, I love the videos and Thank you for sharing, I've just about added all of your recipes to my recipes box :)
I didn't try this recipe, but I wanted to say I see my grandma doing this since ever. I asked her to teach me how to make it about five years ago, and have been making my homemade herb salt since then. We always add onion and garlic. I love the flavor. Also, the onion helps blend the herbs together, since I use a regular blender. My grandma adds marjoram to hers, but I can never find fresh marjoram when I need it. Since I love basil, I use it instead. I never tried to season cooked food at the table with this and I don't see it working (maybe it is because I add onion and garlic?), but I use my herb salt to season pretty much anything I am cooking. Try it on your rice. You won't believe how much better they will taste.
Wonderful! My whole house smells amazing! So easy to make. I doubled the recipe and filled 7 "Ball" 8oz crystal jelly jars with a little left over for me!
Yummy and I am such a fan of rosemary. I used Kosher salt, my preferred salt. Next time will not grind the salt. Dry out the rosemary first then grind just add to unground Kosher salt.
What a fantastic recipe! I made it with the herbs listed in the recipe but I'll be using others that Chef John mentioned in the footnote. I use it on everything - absolutely love it! Thanks Chef John - another winner :)
sweet and simple and great for gift-giving! we added all kinds of extra "goodies" the second time we made this - sesame seeds,finely ground nuts, garlic granules... but the original recipe is lovely and a great all-round seasoning - especially with the fresh herbs!
Love this idea, other herb combinations would also work.
Thank you for this delicious salt. I have enjoyed using it and giving as gifts. A real winner!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Homemade Herb Salt
Serving Size: 1/72 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 72
Amount Per Serving
Calories: < 1
Calories from Fat: < 1
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