What to do with leftover nutmeg

This warming spice will give a homely feel to any dish. Discover recipes and tips on never letting your leftover nutmeg go to waste.

What to do with leftover nutmeg

Recipes using nutmeg

How to use up leftover nutmeg

  • Spiced porridge. Put oats, water or milk and a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg in a pan over a medium-low heat. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring regularly, until creamy. Serve with honey, apple, walnuts and an extra grating of nutmeg.
  • Aromatic pie crust. Grate 1⁄4 whole nutmeg into the dry ingredients for the pastry when making an apple pie. The flavour will be a great match for the fruit filling.

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