Spicy Harissa Hummus is a hostess' dream come true because it can be made ahead of time and it is made in minutes. It is perfect to add to your game day menu. It is a great choice for vegans and non-vegans alike!
What Is Harissa Paste?
One of my guilty pleasures is watching cooking shows. I have been watching them long before I got into creating my own recipes. I have always been a foodie, I just didn't know how much I loved to cook until I left a career that was no longer serving me.
Not only have I learned about cooking, but I have learned about foods that I have never had before. Harissa paste is one of those foods. When I heard about it and what it tasted like, I knew that I would like it.
If you have never had harissa paste before, it is a hot chili pepper paste. It is made with roasted red peppers, hot chili peppers, and herbs and spices. It is a staple in North African and Middle Eastern cuisine.
A Hostess' Best Friend
As soon as I tasted it, I knew that I wanted to use it in hummus. Hummus is an easy go-to staple in my house. I already have around a dozen hummus recipes, with more on the way. It is one condiment that I will never get sick of.
It is super easy to make, and can be used in a variety of ways. It literally takes minutes to whip up. It is a hostess' best friend when it comes to entertaining. Not only can it be made in minutes, but it can also be made ahead of time.
Hummus is the perfect spread for a sandwich or wrap. It adds protein and a wonderful creamy texture. It even makes a good dessert dip.
If you like spicy foods, then you will love this Harissa Hummus. It is about the same heat level as sriracha sauce, with harissa being a little spicier. That is to say at least for the harissa paste that I bought. I have yet to try other brands.
To give you an idea of the spice level of harissa paste, I used about twice the amount of sriracha sauce in my Sriracha Hummus as I did here.
If you are planning a Super Bowl party, this would make the perfect addition. It is a great choice for vegans and non-vegans alike. If you need more vegan Super Bowl menu ideas, I just posted 20 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes which include all the finger foods that you could possibly want to indulge in at a party.Spicy Harissa Hummus is a hostess' dream come true because it can be made ahead of time and it is made in minutes. It is perfect to add to your game day menu. It is a great choice for vegans and non-vegans alike! Click To Tweet
Other Super Bowl Party Ideas
- Spinach and Tofu Ricotta Calzones
- Vegan Avocado Quesadilla with Jalapeño
- Sesame Tamari Almonds
- BBQ Tempeh Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Guacamole
Harissa Hummus Recipe
This spicy hummus will be the hit of the party! If you've never had harissa before, this is the perfect way to try it!
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You May Need:
- Mix all ingredients in a food processor until smooth and creamy.
*Note: Nutrition information should be considered an estimate only. Different nutrition calculators give you different results.