This Spicy Harissa Noodle Salad is a delicious quick meal This will leave you happy and satisfied, perfect for a weeknight dinner. You’ll need a bunch of summer veggies, a jar of harissa paste, and an empty stomach!
A bowl of this delicious pasta packs everything wonderful Mediterranean flavors made of eggplant, cherry tomatoes, parsley, lemon and harissa paste. All you have to do is roast the veggies with extra virgin olive oil, toss them with cooked noodles and harissa, and you’re done! Easy right?
If you’ve never tried harissa before, you’ll fall in love with it instantly smoky and spicy taste. This hot sauce is made with roasted chillies, garlic and a combination of spices including cumin and paprika. It is a staple ingredient in Middle Eastern and North African cuisines, used in marinades, dipping sauces and stews.
In this recipe, we used harissa paste the same way you would use pesto in a pasta salad. We diluted it with a splash of pasta cooking water and mixed it with lemon zest, juice and aromatic parsley. In no time at all you will have a delicious pasta sauce that is sure to become your new favorite.
What we love about this pasta recipe is that it tastes great great both hot and cold, which means you can pack up any leftovers for your lunch box the next day. You can also prepare it ahead of time for special occasions like an al fresco lunch or buffet dinner.
A bowl of these nutritious noodle wraps two of your 5-am-day for fruits and vegetables, as well as vegetable proteins from chickpeas. it comes in only 480 caloriesand yet it covers itself half your RDI for fiber And 40% RDI for proteins. Impressively!