This handcrafted Mediterranean Spice Blend showcases the flavors of the region. We blended a coarse, flavorful medley of butcher-cut black peppercorns, sea salt, garlic, Aleppo chile and Mediterranean oregano.
- Zesty, herbaceous flavor
- Coarsely ground and crushed multicolored spices
- Contains mustard
- Ready to use. Add as needed.
- Season lamb, chicken, or beef before grilling
- Combine with oil and lemon juice for a marinade
- Use for focaccia, stuffed peppers, or potatoes
- Combine with oil and vinegar for a vinaigrett
Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables
Freshly roasted vegetables are a perfect way to showcase our handcrafted Mediterranean Spice Blend. This flavorful medley includes butcher-cut black peppercorns, sea salt, garlic, Aleppo chile and Mediterranean oregano.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
- 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into 3″
- 2 medium red peppers, cleaned and sliced 1″
- 1 medium red onion, cleaned and sliced 1″
- 1 zucchini, sliced 1″
- 1 yellow squash, sliced 1″
- 2 large Portabella mushrooms, cleaned and brushed, sliced 1″
- 2 tablespoons F+F Mediterranean Spice Blend
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Preheat oven to 450°F. Line large sheet pan with aluminum foil and set aside.
- Place vegetables in large bowl and add olive oil and F+F Mediterranean Spice Blend. Mix gently to evenly coat vegetables.
- Spread vegetables on sheet pan, transfer to oven and roast for 8 minutes. Use tongs to flip vegetables, and roast for additional 8 minutes.
- Carefully remove sheet pan from oven and serve.
Place meat on platter, drizzle with pan juices and squeeze roasted lemons on top of chicken before serving.
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Sweet Molasses Meatballs
Prep time: 60 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Servings: 30 meatballs
- 1/2 pound of ground pork
- 1/2 pound of ground beef
- 1/2 pound of ground chicken
- 3 zested oranges
- 3 zested lemons
- 4 pieces of white bread
- 1/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
- 1 egg
- 3 tbsp parsley
- 3 tbsp F+F Mediterranean Spice Blend
- 3 tbsp milk
- 1 tbsp ginger
- 6–8 cloves of garlic
- 2 tbsp salt
- 2 tbsp fresh ground pepper
- 2 cups of F+F Kentucky-Style Sweet Molasses BBQ Sauce
- Combine all meats into a bowl and mix until well distributed.
- Chop up the onion into a small dice, and sauté it in the garlic and ginger just until translucent. Set aside to cool.
- Zest the oranges, and lemons into the meat. Juice one of the oranges and one of the lemons into the meat.
- Add the milk, egg, panko, salt and pepper and combine.
- Tear the white bread into small bite size pieces and work it into the meat until combined.
- Toss in herbs and sautéed onion mixture and mix.
- Once all combined, scoop into tablespoon size balls and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to firm them up.
- Warm up F+F Kentucky-Style Sweet Molasses BBQ Sauce on stovetop or in a slow cooker, add in meatballs and cook low and slow, being careful not to boil the BBQ sauce.