The onion garlic blend is used to add depth to savory recipes and flavor boost to some dishes. The garlic adds pungency and the 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 blend can be used in some dishes in place of nutritional yeast.
Onion Garlic Blend
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5 tbls chopped dried onion
1 tbls granulated garlic
Tools: spice grinder or mortar and pestle; spice jar or similar container
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.