Enhance Your Dishes with Homemade Creole Seasoning

Are you tired of store-bought spice blends that lack flavor and freshness? Look no further! This homemade Creole Seasoning is a game-changer. Not only does it taste incredible, but it also takes just minutes to make. Say goodbye to preservatives and fillers – this blend is pure perfection!

Creole Seasoning vs. Cajun Seasoning

You might be wondering, what sets Creole seasoning apart from Cajun seasoning? While both incorporate peppers, Creole seasoning takes it a step further. It includes herbs like thyme, basil, and oregano, along with rosemary and bay leaf for added depth.

Our homemade blend goes above and beyond, featuring garlic, onion, paprika, cayenne, and smoked pepper for that delightful smoky note. Packed with flavor, this seasoning is a must-have in your kitchen!

Embrace the Versatility

One of the greatest things about Creole seasoning is its versatility. It can be substituted for Cajun seasoning in a pinch, making it a multi-purpose blend. From classics like gumbo and jambalaya to salads, burgers, and even eggs, this seasoning adds that special touch to any dish.

How to Make Creole Seasoning

Making your own Creole seasoning couldn’t be easier. Simply gather the ingredients and put them in a spice or coffee grinder. Pulse until you achieve a smooth powder, and store the blend in an airtight jar for optimal flavor. It’s that simple!

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What to Pair Creole Seasoning With

Ready to put this spice blend to good use? Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Gumbo
  • Jambalaya
  • Shrimp, Crawfish, or Crab Boil
  • Seasoned Rice
  • Soups & Stews
  • Salads
  • Burgers
  • Eggs
  • Pasta and Potato Salads
  • Sprinkled on French Fries and Baked Potatoes
  • Popcorn
  • Dry Rub or Marinade for Grilled Meats, Poultry, and Seafood
  • Vegetables
  • Whisked into your Vinaigrette for a Zesty Dressing
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The possibilities are endless! Let your culinary creativity shine.

Elevate Your Cooking with Homemade Spice Blends

If you enjoy making your own spice blends, be sure to check out our collection of delicious recipes. From Greek Seasoning to Curry Powder and Chinese Five Spice, we have something for every palate.


Spice up your kitchen and take your cooking to new heights with homemade seasonings. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you!

Originally published on The Daring Gourmet January 4, 2020

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