Home » Recipes » Moroccan-Inspired Spice Blend & Breakfast Hash Recipe

Moroccan-Inspired Spice Blend & Breakfast Hash Recipe

Oct 1, 2015 | Recipes | 0 comments

Brook and I were looking through our honeymoon pictures recently and I was reminded that I owe you an African-inspired recipe! Today, I am sharing a spice blend and breakfast hash recipe that was inspired by my new Namibian cookbook. The flavors used in the blend draw heavily from Morocco, and will conjure up scenes of Bogie and Bacall in Casablanca. For me, these flavors will always remind me of the magical honeymoon Brook and I shared in Africa.

Allison Stevens Schaaf Prep Dish
Brook and me in the Namib Desert.

You are going to love the versatility of this rich, earthy, smoky, touch-of-sweetness spice blend. Try using it as:

  1. a rub for grilled meats like grass-fed steaks or lamb chops.
  2. flavoring for roasted veggies like winter squash or potatoes or carrots
  3. a marinade for chicken (whisk together 2T spice blend + ½c oil + juice of 2-3 lemons)

I’ve been using this blend in my morning hash recipes. One of my favorites, featuring lamb, sweet potato and swiss chard, is below. Such a great way to kick off your day!

 

Bonus tip: The hash (lamb & veggies) can be made ahead of time and reheated in the morning. I like to make mine on Prep Day over the weekend and then top it with an egg the morning. Keeps me fueled until lunch time!

 

Moroccan Hash
Print Recipe
0 from 0 votes

Moroccan Spice Blend

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp cumin
  • 2 Tbsp ginger
  • 2 Tbsp coriander
  • 2 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • ~1 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground nutmeg (optional)

Instructions

  • Combine all of the ingredients in an airtight storage container.

Notes

Note: I don’t add salt to the blend, so add salt as needed as you are preparing your meal!
Print Recipe
0 from 0 votes

Moroccan Breakfast Hash with Lamb, Sweet Potato & Swiss Chard (Paleo, Gluten Free)

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 # ground lamb
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 bunch swiss chard, stems removed and discarded, leaves finely chopped

Instructions

  • In a saute pan over mid-high heat, add lamb and onion, breaking apart lamb.
  • Season w/ 1-2T Moroccan spice blend and ~½tsp salt. Add sweet potato and chopped swiss chard leaves. Turn heat to medium and cover with a lid. Cook ~10-15 minutes or until sweet potatoes are cooked through. Remove lid and season to taste as needed.
  • Serve w/ 1-2 poached or fried eggs on top.

What is your favorite travel-inspired recipe? Share your ideas and pictures on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram as @prepdish in all 3 places, or leave a comment below.

Beginner Menu Guide

GET A FREE MEAL PLAN!

If you like this recipe, sign up for our free newsletter for weekly tips and recipes!

Allison Schaaf Chef, Prep Dish

Prep Dish is a gluten-free, paleo, and keto meal planning website. Celebrity personal chef & dietitian Allison Schaaf thoughtfully crafts each plan using her own well-tested recipes. Each meal plan allows you, the home cook, to spend only 2-3 hours preparing a week’s worth of crave-worthy, healthy meals using seasonal, whole foods (nothing processed!). We aim to save you time while keeping your family’s taste buds happy.

Along with a weekly menu, you’ll get a printable grocery list and recipes for prep day — just one day of preparation yields scrumptious, good-for-you dishes all week long. Learn more…

See How You Can Eat Healthy All Week Without Spending All Day Prepping Meals!

Get healthy and delicious done-for-you meal plans delivered right to your inbox! Join thousands of families who have discovered how Prep Dish makes life so much simpler!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




Pin It on Pinterest

Share This