If you have a bounty of herbsl in your garden, harvest several cups to make simple herb salts that can be sprinkled on meat, fish, vegetables or eggs. We especially like salt made with just basil. Packed in small jars, the salts make great gifts.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

20 mins
2 days to 3 days
1/2 cup


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a food processor bowl combine herbs, salt and garlic. Cover and process, half at at time, until mixture forms a powder. Spread on parchment lined baking sheets, discarding any remaining pieces of herbs. Loosely cover with plastic wrap. Let dry at room temperature in a cool dry place for 3 to 5 days or until dry.

  • Transfer salt mixture to a food processor. Cover and process until mixture forms a powder. Transfer to an airtight storage container and store at room temperature for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

2 calories; total fatg; saturated fatg; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 1968mg; potassium 17mg; carbohydratesg; fiberg; sugarg; proteing; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 280IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 10mg; ironmg.