What Is a Good Copycat Recipe for Mrs. Dash Seasoning?
The website HousewifeHowTos.com has a copycat recipe for Mrs. Dash seasoning that includes nine different herbs and spices. Another recipe, at TopSecretRecipes.com, calls for dried vegetable flakes and Kool-Aid drink mix.
To make the Mrs. Dash seasoning copycat recipe at HousewifeHowTos.com, combine 1 teaspoon each of basil, marjoram, thyme, parsley, savory, onion powder, sage, black pepper and dried lemon zest. Add 1 tablespoon of garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper. Mix, and store in a sealed container.
The Mrs. Dash copycat seasoning recipe at TopSecretRecipes.com combines dried onion flakes, vegetable flakes, dried orange peel, and 13 herbs and spices. It uses unsweetened lemonade Kool-Aid drink mix to add a lemony zing. The recipe recommends crushing the dried vegetable flakes with a mortar and pestle to get the best flavor.
The original recipe for Mrs. Dash seasoning contains more than 20 herbs and spices, including oregano, coriander, celery seed, cumin, mustard and rosemary. It also contains carrot, orange peel and tomato.
Mrs. Dash original seasoning was first introduced in 1981 as a salt substitute. As of 2015, Mrs. Dash offers more than 10 varieties of seasoning flavors, including extra spicy, tomato garlic blend, lemon pepper, Italian medley and Caribbean citrus. It also offers grilling blends for chicken and steak.