Romesco Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 112.0
  • Total Fat: 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 183.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g

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Excellent sauce that goes with everything. From Cooking Light Excellent sauce that goes with everything. From Cooking Light
Number of Servings: 4


    2 medium red bell peppers
    1 dried ancho pepper, stemmed and seeded
    1/4 tsp salt
    1 1/2 tbsp slivered almonds, toasted
    1 tbsp hazelnut or olive oil
    1 tbsp red wine vinegar
    1/4 tsp sugar
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    2 garlic cloves, chopped or crushed
    1 (1oz) slice whole wheat bread


Preheat broiler.

Cut bell peppers in half; discard seeds and membranes. Place bell peppers, skin sides up, on a baking sheet; flatten. Broil 10 minutes or until blackened. Add ancho; broil 2 minutes. Place bell peppers in a paper bag; close tightly. Let stand 5 minutes; peel.

Place bell peppers, ancho, and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.

Makes 4 (1/4 cup) servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user XTMONT.

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  • Interesting take...all the other versions I've seen have roasted tomatoe and no ancho...never thought of the hazelnut oil either...
    Oops...just looked at a few and didn't see the tomato...must've been paprika I was thinking about...sorry...
    - 3/14/11

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