Sazon Seasoning

Simple Homemade Sazon

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 16 servings

This easy homemade sazon seasoning is a simple blend of salt, black and white pepper and dried oregano. Unlike the commercial blends, it is low in salt and has no MSG. The trick is...


    2 tablespoons cumin seeds

    1 tablespoon black peppercorns

    1 tablespoon of white peppercorns

    2 tablespoons of dried oregano

    2 tablespoons coarse kosher salt

Nutrition Facts


6 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


1 g


0 g


0 g


0 g


5 mg


  1. Heat a heavy pan over a medium flame. Add the cumin seeds, black peppercorns and white peppercorns. Toast for 1 minute or until fragrant. Turn off the heat. Spoon the spices into a bowl to stop the cooking.
  2. Using a mortar or a spice grinder grind all the spices together until pulverized. Set aside in a bowl.
  3. Crumble the dried oregano with your fingertips. Mix the crumbled oregano and salt into the ground the spices until all the ingredients are well combined. Store the spice mixture in an airtight container for future use.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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