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Harissa Chicken Meatballs with Herby Tahini Sauce

Spice up your mealtime with these mouth-watering harissa chicken meatballs! Not only are they bursting with bold flavors, but they also offer a range of health benefits. Made with lean ground chicken and harissa paste, these meatballs are a great source of protein. Harissa paste is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties due to its content of chili peppers and garlic, which may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

So why not try these delicious meatballs for a tasty and healthy twist on a classic dish?

Plus, add a flavorful drizzle with this creamy and delicious herby tahini sauce! Tahini is rich in healthy fats and minerals such as magnesium and calcium, while parsley is a great source of antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamin C and K. Drizzle this sauce over salads, roasted vegetables, or grilled meats for a burst of flavor and a boost of nutrition.


  • 1 lb ground chicken

  • 1/3 c almond flour

  • 3 Tbsp parsley

  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder

  • 2 Tbsp harissa

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • Salt/pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 deg F convection roast.

  2. Combine all ingredients. Let sit for 5 minutes.

  3. Form into golfball-sized balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  4. Bake for about 12 minutes, until juice from the meatballs runs clear and the center is no longer pink.

Herby Tahini Sauce

  • 0.5 cup tahini

  • 0.5 cup loosely packed fresh parsley

  • 1/3 cup water

  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 3 tsp honey

  • 0.5 tsp sea salt

  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder

  • 2 Tbsp onion


  1. Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.

  2. Drizzle over meatballs and enjoy!


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