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Green Harissa

With just a few ingredients, this sauce will make anything you add it to come to life. Savory eggs, roasted potatoes, grilled meats and vegetables. Or spread it on grilled bread and top it with feta or goat cheese. The mint gives it just enough sweetness while the serrano gives it a tiny punch.
Course Side Dish
Servings 1 cup
Author The Cowgirl Gourmet found this recipe in The Sprouted Kitchen's cookbook Bowl + Spoon


  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and stem trimmed
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 serrrano chile stemmed and mostly seeded
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil plus a bit extra if needed


  1. Combine all of the ingredients except for the olive oil in a food processor and let it whirl to combine.
  2. With the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil until combined, adding a bit more if needed so everything comes together.
  3. Transfer to a jar. If not using immediately, let it meld for about 30 minutes and then refrigerate. Before serving, let it come to room temperature, stir well and spoon liberally over grilled meats and vegetables, eggs, roasted potatoes and more.
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