Fresh Herbs Preserved in Sea Salt
  • ¼ cup fresh herbs, such as lemony thyme, mint, cilantro, tarragon, basil
  • 1 cup coarse sea salt
  1. Use ¼ cup herbs to each 1 cup of coarse sea salt
  2. Blend herbs and sea salt until combined well.
  3. Pour salt and herb mixture evenly onto a parchment lined baking sheet and cover with cheese cloth.
  4. Allow mixture to dry in an area away from direct sunlight for 1-2 days.
  5. Once dry put salt/herb mixture back into the food processor and pulse several times.
  6. Store in dry container with air tight lid.
  7. Keep in a cool, dry area and use within six months for best flavor.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at