It has a very coarse, earthy texture and adds a zesty hot flavor to meats when used as a rub for grilling, barbecuing or pan frying.
Add two tablespoons of Berbere Seasoning Blend to your favorite stew. To make traditional Berbere Stew, add one cup of water, one pound browned beef or tofu, and 2 tablespoons of seasoning blend. Simmer for 30 minutes, adding more water if desired, then add 1 cup of diced tomatoes. Simmer until lentils are soft and tender, adding more water if desired. Makes 4 servings.