Recipes- Backyard Patch Salt Free Lemon Chive Dressing

Pasta Party Confetti

1 ½ to 2 cups small shaped pasta (wagon wheel or orzo, acini di pepe, ditalini, bow tie, etc.) cooked according to package directions

2 – 3 red, green or yellow bell papers, seeded and finely dices

1 medium cucumber, seeded and finely diced

1 medium carrot, finely dices

2 -3 scallions (green and white parts) finely sliced

¼ cup fresh chopped parsley

For Dressing

    ½ cup extra- virgin olive oil

    3 Tbls. lemon juice

    1 clove garlic, finely chopped

    1 ½ Tbls. BYP Salt-free Lemon Chive Dressing Herb Mix (Or follow dressing #1 instructions on package)

Combine cooked pasta with vegetables in a large bowl.  Whisk together the dressing ingredients and pour over pasta mixture.  Toss to combine well.  Serve warm, chilled or at room temperature.  This is a great picnic pleaser.  It is light, fresh tasting and packed with vegetable flavors.


Lemon Chive Butter Sauce

This sauce adds a flavorful buttery taste with lemon and chives flavors to your chicken, fish or vegetables that will impress your guests as well as your family.

1/3 cup butter

3 tablespoons (entire package) Backyard Patch Lemon Chive Dressing

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

Dash black pepper (ground)


Melt butter over low heat in a small saucepan. Stir slowly through all steps of the recipe to avoid burning the butter. Add remaining ingredients and heat through.

Serve hot with broiled or grilled chicken, baked fish, asparagus, or vegetables of your choice. Add one tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley to the sauce if you like.



How it all started

I started growing herbs in 1994. I love the scents, the shades of green, and the scent and texture of the leaves. I love everything about them!

My first herb garden resulted from my need for good tea herbs. To this day, tea is among my favorite creations.

My husband does not use salt or preservatives, as a result all my seasonings and mixes, are all salt free, organic and preservative free.

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Commonly asked Questions


Do you use preservatives?

All of our blends are created with no preservatives, flavor enhancers or anti-clumping agents.

We grow our herbs organically, no chemical fertilizers, no pesticides and only organic methods.  The herbs are grown in "hills" placed in rows.  This allows us to walk among the plants but keep a high-quality soil and easy watering methods that makes plants drought resistant.

Are your items salt and gluten-free?

All our herb blends are crafted with no salt and no gluten. Our baking mixes will be clearly marked if they are gluten-free, but all will be low salt. However, since we make all the blends ourselves if you wish no salt in a baking mix (scones, breads, etc.) just ask and we will blend them without salt.

How and where do you ship?

Due to restrictions on plant materials, we only ship to the US or US territories. NO international orders are accepted. All items can be shipped either UPS or USPS depending on weight.

Where do your herbs come from?

We grow almost all of the herbs we use in our blends at our 3/4 acre herb garden. We have been growing herbs since 1994 and created our garden space in 1998 growing our herbs production style in hills and rows.