Sweet & Savory Dry Rub

July/August 2011

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This sweet and savory rub relies on ingredients you most likely have on hand already—brown sugar, dry mustard and onion powder—making it a quick recipe for a night when you’re not sure what you’re making for dinner.

Sweet & Savory Dry Rub

Makes: About 2 tablespoons, for 4 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper or freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine brown sugar, dry mustard, onion powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.


Per serving: 19 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 2 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 141 mg sodium; 9 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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