This All purpose seasoning recipe is so easy to make and it enhances many different foods. Made with just a few simple ingredients, it allows you to season foods your way.
This recipe is one of my make your own homemade spice blends recipes. Making your own seasonings are a great way to save some cash.
Why Make Your Own All Purpose Seasoning Spice Blend?
This all purpose seasoning blend is cheaper to make at home. Why pay $6-7 dollars for a tiny bottle of something you can make yourself? This spice mix helps bring out the natural flavor in so many foods and elevates everything from pork chops and steaks, to chicken breasts and soups. It is also great on pasta salad and potato salad.
Homemade seasoning blends allow you to control the amount of sodium and spice that works for your family, and you can reduct the added sugar that is in many store-bought blends.
Homemade seasoning mix is so easy to make in minutes with everyday spices. You can also customize it by adding additional spices and herbs. Try my homemade Italian seasoning, Homemade Fajitas Seasoning and my Lemon Pepper seasoning too!
Just a few simple ingredients are needed for this recipe. Refer to the recipe card for the measurements.
- garlic powder
- garlic salt
- onion powder
- red pepper
- black pepper
- kosher salt
See recipe card for quantities.
How to make All purpose Seasoning Blend
The full recipe instructions for this copycat recipe are in the recipe card, below but here is a step by step overview.
Step 1 - Combine all spices into a large bowl.
Step 2 - I like to add the salt last so I can control how much I like to add. You can also use a light salt or salt substitute if you like.
Step 3 - Blend well with a small whisk or fork.
Step 4 - Your everyday seasoning is ready to use! Store in an airtight container.
Substitutions & Variations
This blend of spices has the perfect flavor to work well with so many foods, but you can change it up too.
- savory spices - You can add other spices to this all purpose blend. Some options are paprika, cayenne pepper, celery salt or celery seeds.
- You can kick up the spice level by adding a little cayenne pepper.
- Make this salt free by using a salt substitute
This is likely to be your go-to spice blend.
- measuring spoons
- small whisk or fork
- clean, empty spice container
Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place or in your I like to store my homemade spice blend in my spice cabinet. I label an empty spice jar with a "house seasoning" label.
The best thing about making your own seasoning sis that you can tailor the seasoning to enhance the natural flavors of the dishes in which they are used.
Yes it can. Seasonings should always be stored in a cool place away from strong light.
Whole spices retain flavor better but require grinding before use, so I like to use ground spices.
Yes absolutely! This recipe can be scaled up. These make great gifts for friends too!
More Homemade Seasoning Blend Recipes
All Purpose Seasoning Mix
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- ½ teaspoon coriander
- ½ teaspoon rosemary
- ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- In a medium sized mixing bowl combine all ingredients together
- Whisk until well combined
- Transfer and store in airtight container of your choice
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