Salt Free Spice Blends

Submitted by Chris Fowler
Originally in the 2005 cookbook

Buy ingredients in bulk at the health food store to save lots of money!!!

Chinese Five Spice
Good for chicken, fish or pork.
1/4 cup ground ginger
2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp ground allspice
1 tbsp ground anise seed
2 tsp ground cloves

Mixed Herb Blend
For salads, pasta salads, steamed vegetables, vegetable soup, fish.
1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
2 tbsp dried tarragon
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp dried dill week
1 tbsp dried celery flakes

Italian Blend
For tomato based soups and pasta dishes, chicken, pizza, herbed breads.
2 tbsp dried basil
2 tbsp dried marjoram
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp dried crushed rosemary
2 tsp dried crushed red pepper

Mexican Chili Blend
For chili with beans, enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, chicken, pork, beef.
1/4 cup chili powder
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground red pepper
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Greek Blend
For seafood, poultry, herbed bread.
3 tbsp garlic powder
3 tbsp dried lemon peel
2 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp ground black pepper

Easy Dip
For mixing with cottage cheese or lowfat sour cream, also good with chicken and fish.
1/4 cup dried dill weed
1 tbsp dried chives
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp dried chervil
1 tbsp dried lemon peel


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