Moroccan Spice Blend Recipe
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Moroccan Spice Blend Recipe

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For years, our family enjoyed dishes flavored with ras el hanout, a Moroccan spice we use on everything from lamb stew to scrambled eggs.—Carol Ward, Deming, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mace
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon saffron threads or 1/2 teaspoon additional ground turmeric

Nutritional Facts

1/2 teaspoon: 3 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 197mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container. Yield: 1/4 cup.
Originally published as Moroccan Spice Blend in Country Woman

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Cecelia39 User ID: 2977822 197590
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"This spice blend is awesome.I mixed it up and used it in the moroccan chicken recipe I found at this web site, it was deliceous. I liked it so well, I mixed a batch and gave it to my sister. I sprinkled a little on eggs this morning, loved it. I did add teaspoon of curry."

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