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.
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.