POPCORN SALTS

POPCORN SALTS

ONION DILL SALT
1/4 cup coarse salt
2 teaspoons dried onion flakes
2 teaspoons dried dillweed
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

HERBED SALT
1/4 cup coarse salt
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/2 teaspoon dried chives
1/4 teaspoon oregano leaves

SESAME SALT
2 tablespoons coarse salt
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

Process all ingredients in blender at high speed until mixture is very fine in texture, 30 to 45 seconds. Store in shaker.

Yield: 1/4 cup

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