Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

  • Prepare: 5M
  • Cook: 30M
  • Total: 35M
Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

Diets

  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • Produce

    • 2 Capsicum / bell peppers, red
    • 5 Garlic cloves
    • 1 Tomato
  • Baking & Spices

    • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
    • 1 tbsp Paprika, smoked
    • 1 tsp Salt
  • Oils & Vinegars

    • 3 tbsp Olive oil, Extra Virgin
    • 1 tbsp Sherry vinegar
  • Nuts & Seeds

    • 1/2 cup Almonds, natural
  • Bread & Baked Goods

    • 2 slices White sandwich bread
  • Time
  • Prepare: 5M
  • Cook: 30M
  • Total: 35M

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Description

Fast Prep, Big Flavours

45 million Spaniards cant be wrong! There is a reason why this is the national sauce of Spain - its incredibly versatile and delicious! Use it as a sauce, dip, spread and as pesto - or even as a marinade! Romesco sauce is smoky and creamy, but so much healthier than normal dips. Its like pesto - with a fraction of the calories!

Ingredients

  • 2 red capsicum / bell peppers (Note 1)
  • 1 tomato
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed (Note 2)
  • ½ cup natural almonds (Note 3)
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar (or red or white wine vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 tsp salt

Directions

  • Preheat barbecue grill OR gas stove on high and chargrill capsicum using until black and blistered all over. (Note 4)
  • Place in a bowl and cover for at least 20 minutes. The capsicum will cool down and sweat, allowing the skin to slide off easily. Peel and discard the skin, and the seeds, place in blender.
  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Place tomato and garlic on foil, drizzle with 2 tsp oil, and wrap.
  • Place foil packet on a tray, add bread and almonds onto the tray. Bake for 5 minutes until bread is golden, remove almonds and bread. Tear bread into pieces, place in blender with almonds.
  • Bake garlic and tomato for a further 25 minutes or until tomato is tender. Open foil, allow to cool until you can handle it. Peel tomato, add to blender. Squeeze garlic from skins, place in blender.
  • Add remaining ingredients, whizz until smooth. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 1 week. Refer to Notes for ideas for how to use!
  • Serves: 2¼ cups
  • Prepare: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
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Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

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Spanish Romesco Sauce, made from chargrilled capsicums, is a magic sauce that is incredibly versatile! Use it as a dip, spread, sauce, marinade, and stir into soups and stews!

Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

  • Produce

    • 2 Capsicum / bell peppers, red
    • 5 Garlic cloves
    • 1 Tomato
  • Baking & Spices

    • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
    • 1 tbsp Paprika, smoked
    • 1 tsp Salt
  • Oils & Vinegars

    • 3 tbsp Olive oil, Extra Virgin
    • 1 tbsp Sherry vinegar
  • Nuts & Seeds

    • 1/2 cup Almonds, natural
  • Bread & Baked Goods

    • 2 slices White sandwich bread

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Magic Spanish Romesco Sauce / Dip

Spanish Romesco Sauce, made from chargrilled capsicums, is a magic sauce that is incredibly versatile! Use it as a dip, spread, sauce, marinade, and stir into soups and stews!