Basil Finishing Salt - North Shore Living®

January 30th, 2017

Do It Yourself

Basil Finishing Salt

For a pop of extra flavor when adding salt to finished dishes.

Gather your materials.

step 1

Coarsely chop your basil leaves.

step 2

Add salt and basil leaves to blender.

step 3

Pulse until basil has completely broken up and is mixed with the salt.

step 4

Spread out in a thin layer on your lined baking sheet. Cover with a kitchen towel and store in a cool dark place for 24 hours.

step 5

Once your salt has dried for 24 hours, break up and transfer to a container with a tight lid. Use within 5 months. Enjoy!


  • What uses can this Basil Finishing salt recipe for?

    Sharon - February 1, 2017
    • That is a great question Sharon! It can be used as a replacement for salt in pretty much anything that you want to add an extra boost of basil flavor to. Try it on top of grilled veggies, meats, or pasta. Hope that helps, thanks for asking!

      Team North Shore - February 2, 2017

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