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Harissa Paste

A recipe for vegan Harissa paste from Morocco
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Spice Mix
Cuisine: Moroccan
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Harissa Paste
Servings: 4 uses
Calories: 201kcal


  • 15 red chilies (soaked for about 2 hours and then drained)
  • 8 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds


  • Roast the cumin and coriander seeds lightly in a skillet.
  • Add the cumin and coriander along with other ingredients to a food processor. Process into a fairly smooth paste. You can freeze the remaining paste in an air-tight jar.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 593mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1605IU | Vitamin C: 244.6mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2.5mg