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Moroccan Spice Blend

For years, we've enjoyed dishes flavored with this version of ras el hanout, a Moroccan spice blend we use on everything from lamb stew to scrambled eggs. —Carol Ward, Deming, New Mexico
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1/4 cup


  • 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


  • Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 teaspoon: 3 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 197mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • Cecelia39
    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.