Ground Nutmeg

Ground Nutmeg
Ground Nutmeg
Ground Nutmeg Ground Nutmeg
SKU
100136 001
$7.20
Net Weight:
2.7 oz
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What Is Ground Nutmeg?

Nutmeg, the seed from a tropical evergreen tree, has a rich, piney, camphor-like aroma. The flavor is nutty, spicy, bittersweet and warm, with echoes of clove. The potent flavor in our Nutmeg Powder comes from the amount of volatile oil it contains. Our nutmeg delivers, as a minimum, 7% volatile oil by weight; to qualify as viable commercial nutmeg must have a volatile oil content of 5%.

 

The nutmeg tree is unique in that it produces two spices from the same fruit. Nutmeg, despite its name, is not the nut. It is the seed of the fruit, which looks a little bit like a cross between a fig and a pear. There’s a brown nut and once that is cracked you’ll find an interior hull. That hull is wrapped in an aril made of fibrous red tendrils. Once the aril is dried, it can be ground to powder and voila! We have the second spice, mace. The fruits split when ripe and ready for harvest, so they do not travel well. Inferior fruits are processed for their oil while the other fruits are eaten locally.

 

Tips From Our Kitchen

 

The flavor of ground nutmeg goes hand in hand with holiday treats, but it’s found in a wide range of everyday products, like packaged baked goods, tortellini, and Coca-Cola. Nutmeg is often associated with baked goods, like banana or Pineapple Zucchini Quick Bread, or warm and cozy beverages; can you imagine hot chocolate or Masala Chai without a sprinkling of nutmeg across the top? But it can be used beyond the bakery shelves. It’s a great secret ingredient in corn chowder and lamb meatballs. Add it to falafel or lentil stew. It adds a deeper complexity to jerk chicken, which would be dangerously one-note without it. It’s often found mixed with ricotta in stuffed pasta dishes, and adds woodsy personality to a classic German Spaetzle. I personally do not consider sautéing spinach without a bit of nutmeg powder stirred in toward the end of cooking. We also have Whole Nutmeg available, which you can grind yourself with a microplane or a specialized nutmeg grater.

2 to 3 teaspoons of ground nutmeg is equal to one whole nutmeg.

Our Ground Nutmeg is cultivated in Indonesia. 

This product is certified kosher.

 

Ingredients Nutmeg
Recommended Uses Nutmeg is often found in baked goods like breads, cookies, pies and is a key ingredient in Jamaican Jerk seasoning
Flavor Profile The flavor is nutty, spicy, bittersweet and warm, with echoes of cloves
Oil Content Minimum 7% volatile oil by weight
Cuisine Asian, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean, Indian, Mediterranean, Mexican and Middle Eastern
How To Store Airtight container in a cool, dark place
Shelf Life 6-12 Months
Country of Origin Indonesia
Dietary Preferences Gluten Free, Kosher, Non-GMO

 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tsp

Amount Per Serving

Calories16

% Daily Value*

Total Fat1g2%

Saturated Fat0g0%

Trans Fat0g

Polyunsaturated Fat0g

Monounsaturated Fat0g

Cholesterol0mg0%

Sodium0.5mg0%

Total Carbohydrate1.5g1%

Dietary Fiber0.7g3%

Total Sugars0.1g

Added Sugars0g0%

Sugar Alcohol0.0g

Protein0.5g1%

Vitamin D0mcg0%

Calcium6mg0%

Iron0mg1%

Potassium11mg0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. These values were calculated and therefore are approximate. For more accuracy, testing is advised.

4.7 out of 5
21 total ratings.

Quickway T. (Verified buyer) 05/08/2022
Very high quality spices, not Very high quality spices, not full of fillers. Prices a little higher but worth it.

Ronald S. (Verified buyer) 05/02/2022
Great value I found the nutmeg I bought to be of the highest quality that you could ever buy, it was a good value for what it costs I will buy more when I am in need of it for sure

Lisa H. (Verified buyer) 02/02/2022
High Quality Fresh and spicy.

Vicki N. (Verified buyer) 08/06/2021
I love nutmeg and use I love nutmeg and use it in most of my cooking and in some canning. This nutmeg is the best I have ever had. The fragrance is so good and the taste even better. I highly recommend this. There is a difference in less expensive, store bought spices.

Johanna S. (Verified buyer) 03/09/2021
The quality and flavor are The quality and flavor are outstanding.👍👍👍👍

Stephen W. (Verified buyer) 11/09/2020
Love their stuff!! Love their stuff!!

Willis K. (Verified buyer) 10/18/2020
I love to use this I love to use this in unconventional ways

Steven J. (Verified buyer) 09/03/2020
Very good product. It is Very good product. It is ground very well. Thanks. When needed I will reorder.

Charles H. (Verified buyer) 06/03/2020
Perfect as always No words are needed...Spices and Quality speak for themselves

Rose E. (Verified buyer) 06/01/2020
Best Ever! This nutmeg is amazing! Unlike grocery store brands this nutmeg is more favorable and always tastes like you just grated it yourself.
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