North African Chili Sauce

The hot pepper sauce known as harissa in Morocco and Tunisia is used as a condiment with falafel and meats. This version cuts the heat, but only slightly, with red bell pepper.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 15 dried chili peppers
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped roasted red bell pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt

Directions

  • Discard the stems from the chili peppers and soak the peppers in warm water until they are soft. Drain them and put them in a food processor with the remaining ingredients.
  • Process to a smooth consistency and refrigerate.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 15 dried chili peppers
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped roasted red bell pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt

Directions

  • Discard the stems from the chili peppers and soak the peppers in warm water until they are soft. Drain them and put them in a food processor with the remaining ingredients.
  • Process to a smooth consistency and refrigerate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium290mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein0g