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5 from 13 votes

Harissa Butter

This harissa butter is so easy to make and is delicious on top of a steak, with chicken, stirred into scrambled eggs, or so many other ways! Use it in place of regular butter to elevate any savory dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter, harissa
Servings: 6
Calories: 75kcal
Author: Aimee


  • 4 Tablespoons salted butter room temperature
  • 1 Tablespoon harissa paste
  • 1 lemon zested


  • Take the butter and add to a bowl. Mash with a fork.
  • Add the harissa and mash together.
  • Zest the lemon with a microplane, and then add the lemon zest to the bowl. Mash together until combined.
  • Use as desired.


The harissa butter can be stored for up to 5 days in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer. To save, shape into a log and store in cling wrap.


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg