Romesco Sauce

This sauce from Spain is delicious served on grilled or toasted bread, spread on chicken or fish, or offered with grilled vegetables.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • ¾ cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1 small chili pepper, stemmed
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted almonds
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1 slice stale white bread
  • 3 ripe plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅔ cup extra-virgin olive oil


  • Combine all the ingredients, except the oil, in a food processor. Process the ingredients until they are puréed into a paste.
  • With the processor running, slowly add the oil until it is well incorporated.
  • Serve at room temperature.