Are you someone who adores cilantro, looking for more ways to add it to their favorite Mexican food?
Here is a new use for cilantro that deserves a spot on your pantry shelf – cilantro herb salt.
Cilantro herb salt can be used to flavor food where you would normally add salt and cilantro separately. It is so easy to make, you’ll want to create a huge batch for yourself and friends and family.
Here is how to make your own:
1. Add 1 bunch of cilantro (cutting the stems off first) to your food processor.
2. Add 1 1/2 cups of kosher salt and pulse until the cilantro is mixed in and the salt turned green.
3. Place the cilantro salt mixture on a baking sheet and bake at 225 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and lightly mix up and bake for another 30 minutes.
4. Allow to cool before putting it in an airtight glass jar.
Your cilantro herb salt will keep for a long time, but the flavor is strongest when used within 6 months.
So what are you waiting for? Grab some cilantro and kosher salt today and make some delicious salt for yourself and more for gifts.consulting services, her online class Desert Gardening 101, and her monthly membership club, Through the Garden Gate. As she likes to tell desert-dwellers, "Gardening in the desert isn't hard, but it is different."