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Baharat | Lebanese 7 Spice Blend

Baharat is the Arabic word for spices and this term is commonly used to denote a spice blend. This typical Lebanese-style spice blend includes the warm spices such as cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, coriander, cloves and ginger plus a hefty dose of black pepper for kick.

Use on any meats or mix into condiments, use in soups, beans etc. Mix up a batch and keep in your larder for some quick, no -brainer seasoning.

A plate of mixed spices.

I have used Baharat in a Lebanese meat pie recipe called Beef Fatayer and it was fabulous. It would also go great in a crockpot with a roast or with some ground beef for a Middle Eastern burrito type of situation.

Have you tried Middle Eastern food before? It is really easy to prepare without special skills required, in fact it’s my latest favorite cuisine.

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Baharat in a jar.

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A pan with cooked ground beef with spices.

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A plate of mixed spices.

Baharat | Lebanese 7 Spice Blend

Yield: 20
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A warm blend of spices commonly used in the Middle East.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbs grated nutmeg
  • 1 Tbs ground coriander
  • 1 Tbs ground cloves
  • 1 Tbs ground Ginger

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients and keep in a mason jar or other air tight container.  Keep in a cool, dark place or in the refrigerator.
  2. Sprinkle on lamb, beef, chicken, fish or use in soups or condiments.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1/4 tsp
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 14Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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Bon Appetit!

Fred

Monday 4th of January 2021

Looking forward to trying some of these recipes

Tina

Thursday 7th of January 2021

Hey Fred, let me know how it turns out. I love trying new recipes and ingredients. I hope you do too!

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