Onion Garlic Blend

The onion garlic blend is a salt-free spice blend used to add depth to savory recipes and flavor boost to dishes and makes a good substitute for nutritional yeast.

Cutting board with a pile dried chopped onion, a pile of granulated garlic and a bowl of the final onion garlic spice blend.
Onion Garlic Spice Blend

The dried granulated garlic adds pungency and the dried chopped onion rounds it out with a natural slight sweetness. Either a spice grinder (see #1 below) or a mortar and pestle (see #2 below) can be used to grind the two ingredients into a blended powder with a consistency to to ground spice like paprika. This fine consistency will allow it to hydrate and amalgamate into your dishes faster.

This onion garlic blend is also useful for SOS free (salt-free, oil-free, sugar-free) dishes as it enhances the flavor without the addition of salt. The Early Fall Corn Chowder uses it in place of miso as an SOS free option. This blend can be used in some dishes in place of nutritional yeast as in the Tangy Bites recipe.

Cutting board with a pile dried chopped onion, a pile of granulated garlic and a bowl of the final onion garlic spice blend.

Onion Garlic Blend Recipe

The onion garlic blend is used to add depth to savory recipes and flavor boost to some dishes and makes a good substitute for nutritional yeast.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Diet: SOS Free

Ingredients

  • 5 tbls chopped dried onion
  • 1 tbls granulated garlic

Instructions

  • To grind with a a spice grinder, place both ingredients in the bowl and pulse grind until a blended powder.
  • To grind with a mortar/pestle, place the dried onion in the bowl and grind until fine. Add the the garlic and grind until the two are blended to a powder.
  • Place in jar and date the jar. The blend will last up to 3 months stored in a cool dry place.