Romesco Sauce
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Romesco Sauce

Serves Makes 350g | (Serves 8 – about 2 tablespoons - 44g)
  • ¼ cup (30g) slivered almonds, toasted  
  • 180g roasted capsicum (peppers), drained, chopped  
  • 1/3 cup (70g) semi-dried tomatoes, drained, chopped  
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves  
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped  
  • ¼ cup olive oil  
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar  
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika  
1. Process almonds in a food processor until finely chopped.  

2. Add remaining ingredients. Process to form a thick paste. Season with freshly ground pepper. 

Tips 

  • Roasted capsicum and semi-dried tomatoes are available from the deli counter in supermarkets.  
  • Serve with grilled seafood, chicken, lamb or char-grilled vegetables. 
  • Dollop over vegetable soup for a tasty flavour boost or serve as a tasty dip with raw vegetable sticks. 

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