Moroccan Seasoning
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Moroccan Seasoning (Ras-el-Hanout)

This unique and exotic Moroccan Seasoning (also called Ras El Hanout) is a great addition to beef, lamb, chicken or to any vegetables. Add pita bread and hummus on the side for a fun and richly flavorful meal.
Makes 2 1/2 tsp - enough for a recipe that will serve 4 (use the slider below adjust).
Prep Time4 mins
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: DIY seasoning, Homemade seasoning, Moroccan recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 5kcal
Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $.50



  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Allspice
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (optional; see note)
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper (optional; see note)


  • Combine all ingredients in an airtight container.
  • Seasoning blends will taste best if used within 6 months (but most can be safely stored in a cool, dry place for up to a year).


Serving size: This recipe makes enough to season 1 lb. of meat or any dish that will serve 4 people. Want to make a big batch? Use the handy slider next to “servings” above to customize the measurements.
Storage: A glass or plastic container saved from store-bought spices works great for storing your own seasoning blends. I have been using 4-oz mason jars for all of my spices and seasoning blends for nearly a decade. It’s inexpensive and looks super organized.
Salt and Black Pepper: It’s up to you if you’d like to add salt and pepper to this seasoning mix. If you prefer, you can make and store the seasoning without these - just be sure to add them later when you use the seasoning in a recipe.


Calories: 5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 292mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Iron: 1mg