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DIY Celery Salt from Dehydrated Celery

Create a DIY Celery Salt from Dehydrated Celery and salt that is easy to store in your pantry for long-term storage.

While traditional celery salt is made from a mixture of celery seeds and salt blended, you can create a version made from dehydrated celery and salt. It’s super easy to create, and stores well in your spice cabinet and in your long-term storage in the pantry.

DIY Celery Salt from Dried Celery

Dehydrated celery makes a perfect medium to mix with your favorite salt (Real Salt is a staple for my kitchen. I usually pick it up from Amazon).

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It is a new way to learn to use your dried celery pieces to create something more than just a soup ingredient!

By mixing 2:1, you’ll get a feel for a good flavor.

If this mixture is too salty for you, you can add more dried celery, blend again, and taste.


  • Dehydrated Celery
  • Dehydrated Celery Leaves – An alternative to using whole celery pieces. A lighter flavor.
  • Salt – you can use any favorite salt except table salt. This contains compounds that will make canning projects cloudy if you use this in pressure canning recipes.

Nutrition Note:

For those with renal issues or high blood pressure, powdered celery (without the additional salt) may give you a little salty flavor to foods.

While it is listed as a low-potassium food, organic celery can have elevated sodium levels compared to the traditional lighter-colored, older celery bunches. The deeper green color and younger stalks give contain more sodium that hasn’t been processed away.

One stalk of organic celery usually has about 35.2 milligrams, or 0.00124 ounces, of sodium.)

So if you are on a low-salt, low-potassium diet, it might be a good way to add salt flavor to lighter dishes. But make sure to ask your doctor or nephrologist if it is within your plan.

Learn more> How to Dehydrate Celery

celery salt made from dried celery and dried celery leaves.

DIY Celery Salt from Celery Powder

Create an alternative celery salt from dried celery and the salt of your choice if you don't have access to celery seeds.
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Course: Preserved Food
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 6kcal


  • 1 Coffee grinder Any grinder of your choice.



  • Whirl in grinder until powdered
  • Store in an airtight container
  • Use in place of regular celery salt

Darcy’s Tips

Traditionally, celery salt is made from celery seeds, but you can easily use dried celery or dried celery leaves to make it in a pinch!
Be sure to store in an airtight container to stop it from clumping.


Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Nutritional information is an estimation only. Nutrient information for dehydrated foods is based on fresh. Use 1/4 of the servicing size for the same nutrient information. Thus 1 Cup of fresh fruit has the same sugars as 1/4 dried.

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  1. I would imagine this is 2:1 by weight, correct?

  2. 5 stars
    I love this recipe. Thank you Darcy

  3. Avatar for Barbara Gilbert Barbara Gilbert says:

    5 stars
    I hadn’t thought to use kosher salt before, but now I will. Today is celery dehydrating day at our house. Thank you, Darcy!

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