Rosemary Salt

Chef’s Notes:

A classic preparation of 7X steak calls for only salt and black pepper, but Chef Rob Zack adds some herbal interest with this homebrew mixture. It uses the steak-friendly herbs rosemary and sage, with the subtle bite of fresh garlic and a zip of lemon. Chef Zack uses this mix on 7X tenderloin, and bastes with a bit of melted butter as it finishes in the oven.




  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • ¾ cup fresh rosemary leaves
  • ½ cup fresh sage leaves
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • Zest of ½ medium lemon{item} |


Add ingredients to a food processor and pulse until well combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Season 7X beef with this mixture when finishing in the oven; adding prior to pan searing may singe the fresh ingredients.

Prepared by Chef Rob Zack, Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colorado