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Basil Salt

This basil-infused salt adds a touch of herbal brightness to everything from corn on the cob to sliced tomatoes to fresh watermelon. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1/4 cup


  • 1/4 cup coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed basil leaves


  • Preheat oven to 225°. Place salt and basil in a small food processor; pulse until very finely chopped. Spread into a parchment-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake until mixture appears dry, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven; cool completely in pan. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 teaspoon: 0 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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