Harissa Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman


This simple version of harissa, the classic North African sauce is real quick to make.

It can be served as a dip with wedges of Middle Eastern flat bread.

As a condiment with couscous and other North African dishes.

Or flavoring to spice up meat and vegetable stews.


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  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2-1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • ·
    juice of 1/2 lemon

How to Make Harissa


  1. Put the paprika, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and 1 cup water in a large heavy pan.
  2. Bring the spice mixture to a boil, then immediately remove the pan from the heat.
  3. Stir in the lemon juice to taste and allow to cool completely before serving or using.

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About Harissa

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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