Recipe for Creole Seasonings

Combine sweet paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, sweet basil, dried thyme and more to create a powerful Creole seasonings blend.

Creole seasonings

Though Creole Seasonings might be perfect in gumbo, try it in other foods as well for a little kick.

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Creole Seasonings

3 tablespoons sweet paprika
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons dried oregano leaves
2 tablespoons dried sweet basil
1 tablespoon dried thyme leaves
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon white pepper
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon kosher or sea salt
Dash chili powder
Dash cumin powder

Mix well. Yields 1/2 cup