Recipes

Lebanese 7-Spice Seasoning

Salma Hage

"The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook"

2017 Beard Award–nominated cookbook author Salma Hage uses a teaspoon of this spice blend for many of her dishes, including these vibrant lentil meatballs.

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons ground allspice 
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons pepper 
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon 
  • 5 tablespoons ground cloves 
  • 4 tablespoons grated nutmeg 
  • 4 tablespoons ground fenugreek 
  • 4 tablespoons ground ginger

Method

Mix all the ingredients together thoroughly and store in an airtight container. 

Yield

1 3/4 cups