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Romesco Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Romesco Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Romesco Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kenealyj

Makes 6 servings



Grilled asparagus with the Catalan Romesco sauce, a lusty Spanish sauce, makes a fine accompaniment to a tapas--or any other meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Romesco Sauce

4 plum tomatoes, roasted in oil
2 red bell peppers, roasted in oil
1/2 onion, roasted in oil
4 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
1 cup almonds
4 garlic cloves, peeled
1 bell peppers
2 tbs. vinegar
1 tbs. paprika
1 oz. bread

Recipe Directions for Romesco Sauce

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. To make Romesco: Roast tomatoes,

  3. peppers and onions in 1 tablespoon olive

  4. oil to coat until soft, about 45 minutes.

  5. Remove from oven, and, when cool enough

  6. to handle, peel vegetables and set aside.

  7. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet over

  8. medium heat. Brown almonds and garlic,

  9. and remove from skillet; set aside. Fry

  10. chiles for 2 minutes, remove from heat and

  11. soak in water. Peel and seed chiles. In a

  12. blender, combine remaining ingredients

  13. with those already prepared, and puree

  14. until almost smooth. Set aside.

  15. Light coals for a charcoal fire, if using.

  16. Alternatively, if using a stovetop grill, place it on cooktop ready to use.

Categories

Appetizers, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 188.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.4g
27%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
47mg
2%
Potassium
461mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
15.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
7.1g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 162%
Calcium 7% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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