Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend

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If you are familiar with Hello Fresh products, you will notice that have a Southwest Spice Blend, A mix of different ingredients that make a spice blend that can be used in many ways, This Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend usually includes Garlic powder, Cumin and chili powder.

The Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend can be used to make lots of recipes, I love it as a seasoning for fries, Sometimes I make the Togarashi Fries with this spice blend as a substitute for the Shichimi spice.

For a little bit of creativity in making this spice blend, I add paprika, onion powder, crushed red pepper flakes, dried oregano, and smoked paprika to make it just right for me, I love my spice blends to be more spicy and smoky. and you too, if you didn’t like an ingredient used, you can simply ignore it and add others you like.

What is the Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend?

It’s a signature seasoning mix crafted by Hello Fresh to bring flavorful Southwestern tastes to your cooking. Made from spices like chili powder, cumin, paprika, and garlic powder, it adds a special Southwest taste to dishes and can be used in lots of ways too. For sure Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend has become a favorite among Hello Fresh subscribers for a while.

Ingredients

To make the Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Measuring spoons
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Spoon or whisk for mixing
  • Airtight container for storage
  • Label and marker

How to Make Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend?

Step 1:

Use tablespoons and teaspoons to measure each spice accurately. Combine all spices in a small bowl.

Step 2:

Stir the spices until they are evenly mixed and free of clumps.

Step 3:

Transfer the spice blend to an airtight container.

Step 4:

Label the container with the name of the spice blend and the date of preparation to track freshness. Enjoy.

some Tips!

  • Try to Use fresh spices for the best flavor in your blend.
  • You can Customize the spice blend by adjusting the amount of each spice to make it as you want.
  • Use an airtight container to keep your spice blend fresh by sealing out moisture and air.

How to Store This Spice Blend?

Store the spice blend in an airtight container in a cool, dark place. It stays fresh for up to six months. Check the smell before using; if it smells dull, make a new batch.

ways to Use this Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend?

There are lots of ways to make the most of the Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend in your cooking. I love to season chicken breasts to make flavorful Southwest chicken tacos, Also you can Sprinkle it over ground beef or Mix it into creamy sauces like Tarta sauce for a Southwest-inspired version, and don’t forget to blend it with olive oil and use it as a marinade to make delicious meals. And if you want a quick and easy meal, You can toss it with roasted sweet potatoes and black beans for a hearty side dish, the Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend elevates everyday dishes with a delicious Southwestern flair.

FAQ

Can I make this spice blend spicier?

Yes, you can add more crushed red pepper flakes.

How long does this spice blend last?

It can last up to six months if stored properly in an airtight container.

Can I use this spice blend for fish?

Yes, It works great on fish, especially when grilling or baking.

What if I don’t have smoked paprika?

You can use regular paprika, but the smoked variety adds a nice depth of flavor.

Is this spice blend gluten-free?

Yes, all the ingredients in this spice blend are naturally gluten-free.

Can I omit the salt?

Yes, you can make a salt-free version and add salt separately to your dishes as needed.

How much should I use per serving?

Start with about a teaspoon per serving and adjust to taste.

Can I use this blend in a marinade?

Yes, mix it with oil, lime juice, and a bit of honey for a delicious marinade.

Conclusion

The Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend is a fantastic way to add southwestern flavors to lots of dishes you can make. It’s easy to make and can be customized as you like it. If you enjoyed this recipe, please share it with your friends and family. Don’t forget to subscribe to my blog for more delicious recipes.

Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Calories

10

kcal
Total time

5

minutes

A flavorful Southwest Spice Blend that adds a balance of heat and smokiness to any dish. This easy-to-make seasoning is ideal for meats, vegetables, and more.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  • Use tablespoons and teaspoons to measure each spice accurately. Combine all spices in a small bowl.
  • Stir the spices until they are evenly mixed and free of clumps.
  • Transfer the spice blend to an airtight container.
  • Label the container with the name of the spice blend and the date of preparation to track freshness. Enjoy.

Notes

  • Try to Use fresh spices for the best flavor in your blend.
  • You can Customize the spice blend by adjusting the amount of each spice to make it as you want.
  • Use an airtight container to keep your spice blend fresh by sealing out moisture and air.
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Courtney (Mamas)

This blog is all about delicious easy-to-make recipes. I aim to make cooking enjoyable, especially for those who, like me, may not be expert chefs but have a love for trying new things in the kitchen.