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The equivalent amount of garlic salt for 1 teaspoon of garlic powder is 4 teaspoons. When replacing garlic powder for garlic salt in a recipe, one should reduce the salt content in the recipe by 3 teaspoons. This is because garlic powder is dehydrated garlic cloves that are then ground into a powder and does not contain salt; however, adding garlic salt into a recipe without reducing the amount of table salt added in would make the food too salty.

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