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North African Tunisia Harissa Recipe

Tunisian Harissa Chickpea Vegetarian Recipe

Tunisia is a North African country which harissa hot pepper paste is a national condiment used on hundreds of recipes. Harissa mixed with chickpeas, tomatoes and peppers makes an easy healthy African vegetarian meal.

Tunisian Harissa Chickpea Vegetarian Recipe

North African Tunisia Harissa Recipe

2 cans chickpeas
1 red pepper, seeded and sliced into eight strips
1 yellow pepper, seeded and sliced into eight strips
10 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons harissa paste
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 handful fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup water

Pour the olive oil into a large frying pan over medium heat. Add peppers to the pan for 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes then mix in harissa. Add chickpeas and water and stir, heat 5 minutes. Remove from heat, season with salt and lemon juice. Add a handful of fresh basil. Serve with fresh bread or over rice.

Tunisian Harissa Peppers with Chickpeas Vegetarian Recipe
North African Tunisia Harissa Recipe
Did you know?
Tunisia main agriculture products are olives, olive oil, grain, tomatoes, citrus fruit, sugar beets, dates, almonds; beef, and dairy products.

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