21 Favorite Cumin Recipes
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Cumin is an incredibly versatile, aromatic spice that can be used in a variety of ways. Check out our collection of 21 favorite cumin recipes!
My family loves to use ground cumin and cumin seeds in recipes from all over the world. If you’ve ever been looking for ways to use cumin more in the kitchen, keep reading!
Falafel-Spiced Chickpea Flatbreads
Naan is covered in garlicky tzatziki sauce and covered with Middle Eastern-spiced chickpeas, tahini, fresh herbs, and Sriracha in this street food/comfort food mashup.
Our Favorite Chicken Fajitas
Grab your cast iron skillet – these chicken fajitas are a one-pan meal that is so good they’ll outshine your favorite Tex-Mex restaurant!
Dino’s Restaurant-Style Guacamole
Restaurant-style guacamole is super simple to make at home! 2 ripe avocados + a few ingredients and you have the perfect Mexican appetizer in just 5 minutes!
Spicy Turkey Three-Bean Chili
The best bowl of spicy turkey chili is easy to make at home! Includes tips for making it milder, freezing, and topping ideas. Perfect comfort food!
Top Chef All-Star Marcel Vigneron’s Chimi-Verde Dip
Tomatillos, fresh herbs, & avocado are blended together in this silky-smooth, spicy dip recipe courtesy of Top Chef All-Star Marcel Vigneron.
The Best Homemade Fajita Seasoning Recipe – Penzeys Copycat Spice Mix
Learn how to make the best homemade fajita seasoning blend from pantry staples so you can have restaurant-style fajitas at home any time!
Tex-Mex Meatballs with Mexican Cauliflower Rice
This paleo, gluten-free Tex-Mex meal is simple enough for a weeknight and impressive enough for company. Super flavorful clean eating at its best!
Spiced Chickpea Tacos with Cilantro-Peach Relish
A sweet and tangy peach relish is piled on top of spiced chickpeas for a summery spin on these meat-free tacos.
Grilled Steak with Spicy Latin Rub
A flavorful mix of spices and chipotle peppers impart bold flavors onto your steak of choice. Great with a spicy glass of Chilean red wine!
Bar-B-Q Turkey Burgers with Grilled Pineapple Guacamole
Grilled pineapple-studded guacamole is piled on top of these turkey burgers that have been brushed with a sweet-and-spicy bar-b-q sauce.
Falafel-Spiced Cucumber Bites
These cucumber bites are a healthy party appetizer recipe with major Middle Eastern flair! They’re quick & easy to assemble and make a great addition to any game day appetizer spread, dinner party, or cocktail party.
Our Favorite Steak Fajitas
These tender steak fajitas are one of my family’s very favorite meals – a perfect Tex-Mex dinner made in a single cast iron skillet.
Chicken Quesadillas with Chipotle Ranch Dip
Simply seasoned chicken thighs are cooked in the Instant Pot till tender, then shredded + sandwiched between 2 types of cheese in this delicious recipe.
Latin-Spiced Pork + Squash Skillet with Chili Lime Cherries
This smoky-sweet single skillet meal is a quick and easy way to get a comfort food dinner with Latin flair on the table any night of the week.
Roasted Kabocha and Eggplant Tacos with Poblano Crema
There’s no need to peel the squash for these vegetarian tacos – just scrub it clean! You can even save the seeds and roast them for a tasty snack later.
Falafel with Yogurt-Herb Sauce
Chickpea and herb patties are stuffed into pocket pitas for a tasty, plant-based sandwich. Delicious with a quick, tangy yogurt-herb sauce!
A rich, garlicky dip made from roasted red peppers, walnuts, and pomegranate molasses. Great served with pita bread and feta cheese.
Terri’s Favorite Vegetarian Black Bean Burger
These veggie burgers pack some major flavor! The combination of cumin with fresh cilantro and green onion inside the patties is a real keeper.
Toasted Spice Guacamole
Toasting spices before grinding them with a mortar and pestle amps up the flavor in this guacamole recipe.
Falafel-Spiced Chickpea Salad with Tahini-Lemon Vinaigrette
This quick, simple Middle Eastern salad + homemade pita chips brings all the flavor of falafel in a fraction of the time – no deep frying required!
I hope this post has inspired you to pop open a jar of cumin and get cooking!