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Tunisian Harissa

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"This is a popular Tunisian condiment. It's a home made pepper paste that is sure to add an extra kick to just about anything and it is widely use in Tunisian cuisine. I add it to anything I want to spice up; in my home we use this just about everyday."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 10 cals
Original recipe yields 192 servings (1 quart)

Directions

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  1. Remove the stems and seeds from the chile peppers. Soak in cold water for 20 minutes, then drain. Place the peppers, garlic, caraway, coriander, and salt in a mortar; pound with a pestle until smooth. Place harissa in a jar, and cover the top with a little oil to maintain freshness. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 10 calories; 0.3 g fat; 1.9 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 26 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I lived in Tunisia for a couple of years and was thankful to find this recipe! It brings back so many memories and now some of my attempts to cook Tunisian food will taste more authentic. I d...

So different, exceptional. Caraway instead of toasted cumin? Wow. Check the other recipe for Harissa on allrecipes (By norm1, I think). With this I assumed to not toast the caraway (which is an ...