Salted Herbs

READY IN: 2160hrs
Recipe by Ben Hooper

This is a Quebecois recipe from my wife's great uncle Rene. I'm the gardener in the family, so, I've been elected to make them. There is no finer way to season soups.

Top Review by Blossum

This recipe is awesome! I've always been told that my homemade soups were very good but using these herbs makes them great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The herbs are cut finely with a sharp knife, in the order they ripen in the garden (chives, onion tops, savory, chives again, onions, parsley, chives again).
  2. Each layer is covered with a cup of salt, and jar is kept in the cellar or fridge.
  3. I plant seed onion bulbs, parsley and summer savory in May in my herb garden. The onions are spaced closely and 2/3 of them are cut as green onions, or scallions.
  4. The Salted Herbs are ready to use when the weather is cold enough to make soup on the wood cook stove. Add herbs to soup until the soup is salty enough.
  5. For less salt, wash herbs, before adding to soup.

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