Harissa, a fiery North African seasoning paste based on chiles and spices, gives these simple but exciting appetizers their kick. If you're doubling or tripling the recipe for a party, you can set out the toppings and the grilled toasts brushed with olive oil to let your guests build their own.

Julia Lee
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com


Credit: Jeffrey Cross; Food Styling: Karen Shinto

Recipe Summary

10 mins
Serves 5 (makes 10) (serving size: 2 toasts)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat grill to high. Slice zucchini lengthwise and grill, turning once, until grill marks appear, about 4 minutes. Let cool, then chop. In a bowl, combine zucchini with feta and oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Spread about 1/2 tsp. prepared harissa on each baguette toast and top each with about 1 tbsp. zucchini mixture.

Nutrition Facts

162 calories; calories from fat 36%; protein 4.9g; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 1.6g; carbohydrates 20g; fiber 1g; sodium 276mg; cholesterol 5mg.