**NOTE FROM KELLI: This is my 5th most popular recipe on this site! Be sure to go see the rest of the top ten most popular recipes at Southern mom Cooks!
I make my own seasoning blend and use it in the majority of my recipes. I do different things each time depending on what is on sale, what someone gives us, what we pick up at the local market, etc. This time (when I was actually taking pictures) I used:
- Purple Onion
- Yellow Onion
- Red Bell pepper
- Yellow Bell pepper
- Orange Bell pepper
I have also used the above and added any of the following:
- Green Bell pepper
- Green Onion
- White Onion
It is actually a pretty simple process that I have perfected over the years. I also need to tell you the story of seasoning blend and our Exchange Student from back in 2006! So, be sure to scroll on down to see that!
How to make homemade seasoning blend!
Step One: Gather the fresh ingredients that you want in your seasoning blend.
Step Two: Chop everything up and put it in a big bowl, then mix well
Step Three: Put scoops full of mix into lightly sprayed muffin pans, fill each “muffin” 3/4 of the way with water, and stick in the freezer for a couple hour **see picture at the top of this post**
Step Four: Pop the muffin shaped things out and stick them in a freezer bag to use the next time you need some flavor in your cooking!
Now the funny seasoning blend story:
I had chopped everything and put it in the fridge because I was also cooking supper. I planned to get it separated that night, but was tired by the time supper, baths, etc were done. So, I just set the bowl in the fridge and decided to separate it all out the next day. Our exchange student got up in the middle of the night and wanted a snack. He saw that bowl of “salad” in the firdge and fixed himself a full bowl of it! Poor thing, he got really sick from it! HA HA! It cured him, though! He never ate in the middle of the night again.