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Moroccan Spice Blend Recipe

Moroccan Spice Blend Recipe

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. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container. Yield: 1/4 cup.

Nutritional Facts

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