This spice/season blend is a must in every Brazilian household. It is super versatile and can be used for everything, literally, everything: From sauces to salad dressings, to add to your stews, soups, stroganoffs, tofu, stir fry, you name it. Either storebought or homemade, this deliciousness is guaranteed to lift any food to a whole new level of yumminess. This spice blend is usually made by the grandmas or moms and passed along the generations, each family has their own particular ingredients and is happens to be the one that’s been on my family for years and years. I hope you guys like it! 





Brazilian seasoning blend

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Category: Spices

Cuisine: Brazilian

Brazilian seasoning blend

If you want to freeze it, do not add salt as the salt will be increased when frozen


  • A bunch of parsley
  • A bunch of spring onions
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig of rosemary or 1 tablespoon if dry
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 10-12 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • A piece of red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage or sage leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of dried or fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 chili pepper, desseaded - optional
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil


  1. Roughly cut the onions and the red bell pepper into chunks,
  2. add the onions, garlic, red bell pepper, bay leaf and rosemary to the food processor and pulse it for 4, 5 times, scarping the sides if necessary
  3. Add the remainder of the ingredients and pulse it 5 or 6 times more, until all combined. This blend is not supposed to become a smooth paste but a chunky one, if the blend is too smooth , it will kill the aromas and flavors
  4. Complete the jar with olive oil
  5. Add the blended ingredients to a clean, sterilized and dry glass jar and put in your fridge, it will be good for up to 3 months
  6. If you want to freeze it, do not add salt.


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