African Harissa Sauce

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African Harissa Sauce is a more complex version of homemade chili paste.

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Ingredients:

1 cup dried de arbol peppers (or the dried chile of your choice)
2 tsp salt
2-3 cloves garlic
pinch ground cumin (or caraway and coriander if you have it)
juice from ½ a lemon
olive oil

Directions 

1) Cover dried chiles with boiling water in saucepan.

2) Let it sit for an hour.

3) Drain chiles; place in a food processor with the salt, spices, and garlic. Blend the mixture and add the lemon juice, bit by bit, to keep the mixture blending.

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4) Once the mixture is thoroughly blended, place in a small glass jar. Add enough olive oil to completely cover the top.

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5) Cover and refrigerate. Makes about 1/4 c.

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