Lemon-Garlic Harissa Recipe

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This delicious condiment packs spicy, creamy, and tangy flavors all in one. You can use it as a dip or as a sauce. It’s perfect for dipping veggies or drizzling over couscous, lentil soup, or a vegetable salad. Yield: 1 cup.


  • 1 cup plain, unsweetened yogurt (can be non-dairy)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon harissa, or to taste


Blend yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, and harissa. Stir well. Store in a clean, sealed container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.

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