This copycat recipe for McCormick salad supreme seasoning mix is a definite win in the copycat category! You may recognize this delicious bottle of seasoning. Unfortunately, in our area, it’s often hard to find! When we are able to find it, it’s often five dollars or more per bottle.
What is Salad Supreme made of?
The main ingredient in this tasty blend is Romano cheese. It’s complimented with sesame seed, garlic, poppy seeds and a touch of red pepper. Oddly enough, the orange coloration comes from the paprika.
Does Salad Supreme seasoning need to be refrigerated?
While the original version does not require refrigeration after opening, this homemade blend does not contain preservatives. Since romano cheese is a main ingredient, the homemade salad supreme seasoning should be stored in the refrigerator for best flavor.
Salad Supreme Seasoning Recipe- Bulk Batch
1/2 c. Romano cheese
3 tbs sesame seed
4 teaspoon paprika
1 tbs Fine Himalayan Pink salt
2 teaspoon poppy seed
2 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne/red pepper
Salad Supreme Seasoning Recipe – Single Batch
2 tablespoons Romano cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seed
1 teaspoon paprika
3/4 teaspoon Fine Himalayan Pink salt
1/2 teaspoon poppy seed
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
Dash of cayenne/red pepper
How to Make Salad Supreme Seasoning
First, choose the size batch of seasoning mix you prefer. If you just want to test it out, choose the single batch. If you have a bigger family and want to keep the salad supreme seasoning mix on hand, choose the bulk batch.
Combine all ingredients and seal in ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar) or spice jar, mixing well to combine. Use immediate or store the salad supreme seasoning in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Salad Supreme Seasoning Perfect Pasta Salad
Cook a one-pound box of pasta al dente. Drain and rinse the pasta to remove the excess starch. Add four tablespoons of homemade Salad Supreme seasoning mix and an eight ounce bottle of your favorite Italian dressing.
Mix well. Then gently fold in 2-4 cups of varying chopped salad vegetables. We generally use tomatoes, bell peppers, sliced black olives and shredded carrots.
This blend is also excellent on hot buttered popcorn. We’d love to hear your favorite uses for this tasty seasoning mix. Try it sprinkled over chicken or egg salad, mixed with cream cheese and smeared on cucumber slices or celery sticks.