★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jamallah Bergman
from Atlanta, GA

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.

serves 4 to 6


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

How To Make

  • 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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