Herb Seasoning / Salt Substitute

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 0 mins

Here is a great tasting replacement for salt for those that want to cut the salt out of thier diet but have that salty taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the seasonings.
  2. pour into a salt shaker and use in place of salt or use as any herb saesoning would be.


Most Helpful

I am going to "try" this. However, I cannot imagine it's a real salt substitute. Over several years I have reduced my sodium intake to almost nil, and have just simply enjoyed the flavors of food. This was not done by mandate, but by choice. I can't deny loving a little sea salt here amd there, and the body DOES need sodium. Looks like a winner, and I'll report back. Thanks for sharing!

DEEP June 21, 2007

This is the same recipe created by the American Heart Association, cited by Jane Brody in her "Good Food Cookbook." I love this combination and use it on meats, poulty, fish, omelettes, and vegetables. Brody recommends that if you are starting out with herb leaves instead of ground herbs, use 1 1/2 tsps of the basil, parsley and sage, and 1 1/4 tsps for the thyme and savory. Sometimes I omit the mace. So happy that Johnney took the time to post this versatile and tasty, healthy seasoning mix.

artistclogger June 20, 2007

This mixture has a wonderful flavor. I used it in bluemoon downunder's Meat and Nut Loaf Recipe #118786, and the spices really worked out well. I did change this slightly based on personal prefernce and what I had on hand. I omitted the cayenne, marjoram, savory, and mace and instead added rosemary. I also reduced the black pepper to 1/2 tsp. I would definitely make this again.

Kree January 29, 2006

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