Homemade Creole Seasoning

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Make your own Creole Seasoning for all your recipe needs.

Homemade Creole Seasoning from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

A great perk to making your own blends like this rather than getting the store-bought kind, is you can control the salt in your seasoning. If you are on a sodium-restricted diet, this is a very important thing for you to be able to manage. While I am not on a sodium restricted diet, I have never been one for using much salt in my foods. I often find that pre-made blends are way too salty for me and actually hurt my mouth. Not any more!

Homemade Cajun and Creole Seasonings from Cosmopolitan Cornbread


Homemade Creole Seasoning

In a bowl, combine the following:

  • 1/3 c paprika
  • 2 Tb onion powder
  • 2 Tb garlic powder
  • 2 Tb oregano
  • 2 Tb basil
  • 1 Tb thyme
  • 1 Tb black pepper
  • 1 Tb white pepper
  • 1 Tb cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tb salt
  • 1 Tb celery seed

If you want a fine, powdered seasoning, you can pulse this blend in a food processor until it is the consistency that you like. However, I find that this is more than sufficient for my tastes.

Homemade Cajun and Creole Seasonings from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Store it in an airtight jar and use these as needed. The other day, I shared on Instagram, that I had made creole grilled pork chops. I used this seasoning as a rub on some pork chops, let them sit for a few minutes and then grilled them. Words can not suffice. You must try it yourself!



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9 thoughts on “Homemade Creole Seasoning”

  1. Just used your creole seasoning to make a dish called country captain (have you heard of it?). It called for “tony chachere’s seasoning” but I used your recipe to make a substitute. Turned out amazing! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  2. Two great recipes, Conni! A great resource!!!
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  3. Beautiful presentation and … nice spice!
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