Red Chili Paste

Preparation info

  • Makes approximately

    ⅓ cup

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

This seasoning is based on harissa, the Moroccan chili paste. Using different kinds of chili will give the sauce different flavors. New Mexican chili gives the warmest, richest flavor, in my opinion.

Use this paste to flavor a sauce for couscous or to stir into other sauces and soups where a little extra punch is needed. If your palate has high heat tolerance, you can spread it on toasted bread or tortillas and then add cheese or avocad