Green Seasoning

Almost every culture has a green marinade they use as seasoning. I love playing with marinades, mixing different ingredients and creating different flavors; especially for grilling. This can also be used for makings soups or stews, or any meal to be honest. Try it and let me know what you think.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper
  • 2 scallions
  • 1/2 regular onion (white, yellow or sweet)
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons assorted peppercorns (black, white, and red)
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika flakes
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon grain of Selim
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • A few mint leaves
  • A bunch of parsley
  • 1/2 cup of canola oil or EVOO or as needed

Tools

  • Blender
  • Wooden spoon or spatula
  • Airtight jars

Directions

  • Wash the onion, bell peppers, scallions, mint leaves, and parsley thoroughly in water
  • Peel the garlic cloves and rinse in water
  • Roughly chop larger ingredients into smaller pieces
  • Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend into a paste
  • Use as needed
  • For storage, transfer to an airtight container or jar; then place in the fridge for up to two weeks

 

   

Notes

  • If you’re missing one or two ingredients (e.g.: grain of Selim and/or fennel seeds), you can still use the remaining ingredients to make a delicious green marinade
  • This marinade can be used for grilled chicken, grilled lamb, and steak. It can also be used to season any meal

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