Chef Zach Geerson creates a lovely Harissa that will spice up any dish, especially meat-based. Try it with his Heritage Pork with Braised Carrots and Pickled Apples recipe.


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A spicey paste/sauce


2 1/2 lbs Fresno chile peppers
1 Small dried chile
2 oz Sundried tomatoes
1 Garlic clove
1/2 t Turmeric
1/4 t Coriander seeds
1/4 t Cumin seeds
1/4 t Caraway seeds
1 1/2 t Fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 T Extra-Virgin olive oil
1 1/2 t Kosher salt


  1. In a blender, blend all the ingredients together until smooth and reserve until needed.
  2. Holds well in the freezer, if you are not using it immediately.

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