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Harissa Recipe

Looking for an easy Harissa recipe? Learn how to make Harissa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 6 servings



A hot chili paste that is commonly found in North African cooking, mainly Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian cuisine. It can also be purchased in Middle Eastern stores in a can.

Recipe Ingredients for Harissa

10 dried red chili peppers
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon caraway seeds, ground
1/2 teaspoon cumin

Recipe Directions for Harissa

  1. Soak the dried chilies in hot water for 30 minutes. Drain. Remove stems and seeds.

  2. In a food processor combine chili peppers, garlic, salt and olive oil. Blend.

  3. Add remaining spices and blend to form a smooth paste.

  4. Store in airtight container. Drizzle a small amount of olive oil on top to keep fresh. Will keep for a month in the refrigerator.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 7.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
46
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
195mg
8%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.3g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
0.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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