How Much Salt is In Boiling Salted Water?

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Boiling salted water is often seen in recipes for pasta, potatoes, and other vegetables. 

Unless the recipe is specific on the amount, add about 1 scant teaspoon for each quart, and add it after the water begins to boil.

Tip: Covering the pot will help the water get to the boiling point quicker.

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