Spice up your recipes guilt-free with this Low Sodium Cajun Seasoning. You can enjoy bold flavors minus the sodium!
Ready to spice up your kitchen without sending your sodium levels through the roof? This Low Sodium Cajun Seasoning is here to save the day! This recipe is a flavor game-changer. It has all the kick of a traditional Cajun seasoning minus the excess sodium. You can spice up everything from protein to vegetables. Say goodbye to sacrificing flavor and whisk up a batch of this seasoning blend made with a handful of pantry staples.
What is Cajun Seasoning?
Cajun seasoning is an aromatic spice blend originating from Louisiana’s vibrant culinary scene. It typically includes a delicious blend of herbs and spices known for its bold and spicy character. It’s a staple in Southern cooking, elevating dishes with a blend of herbs and spices that transforms ordinary meals into a flavorful celebration.
This version offers full flavor with only 7 mg sodium per 2 tablespoon serving.
How to Make Low Sodium Cajun Seasoning
There is no easier recipe than this spice blend.
1. Simply combine all of your spices in a small bowl.
2. Whisk until the spices are evenly combined.
3. Store seasoning in an airtight container for up to six months.
Variations on a Delicious Theme
Spice blends are easy to customize. This blend is known for its spicy kick, but you can reduce the amount of cayenne pepper or skip using it at all for a milder version. You can add more herbs, like oregano and rosemary, for an earthier flavor.
Low Sodium Cajun Seasoning FAQs
How much sodium is in this recipe?
This recipe contains 7 mg sodium per 2 tablespoon serving. Be sure to check your spices to make sure they’re no or low sodium.
What Is the Difference Between Creole and Cajun Seasoning?
Creole and cajun seasonings are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Creole seasoning contains more pepper-based. Most recipes include an assortment of ground peppers like cayenne, black, and white peppers. Creole seasonings are typically more herb-based, including oregano, thyme, paprika, and rosemary.
How can I use this seasoning?
This seasoning is the star ingredient in my Low Sodium Sausage with Cajun Seasoning and my Cajun Cornbread Dressing. You can also use it to add a zip of spice to this Panko Crusted Chicken, the Juiciest Low Sodium Chicken Recipe, and to season the veggies on a Low Sodium Roasted Vegetable Platter. I also use this seasoning in Low Sodium Maple Dijon Dressing.
How do I store this recipe?
Store your seasoning blend in an airtight container at room temperature. It can share space on your spice rack with the rest of your dried herbs and spices.