Recipe: Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce Ingredients, Courtesy: www.beefitswhatsfor
Romesco Sauce, Courtesy: http://www.beefitswhatsfor

Romesco sauce is a nut and red-pepper based, flavorful sauce originating in Northeastern Spain.  It is often served with seafood, but can also be served with a variety of vegetables and proteins, including poultry, beef and lamb.

3/4 cups roasted red bell peppers
1/2 cup diced seeded tomatoes
1/3 cup sliced or slivered almonds
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons fresh orange juice
1/2 teaspoon salt




  1. Combine bell peppers, tomatoes, almonds, cilantro, oil, garlic, orange juice and salt in food processor or blender.
  2. Cover and pulse on and off until pureed.
  3. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, orange slices and almonds as desired.

Food Mingle Blog Alternative and Substitutions:

  • This sauce can be made up to one week ahead, stored in a sealed container in your refrigerator.

Yield: 1 1/2 cups




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