Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

Servings 4 servings
Calories 160kcal


  • 3 sweet red pepper medium
  • 4 red plum tomatoes
  • 1 oz almonds blanched
  • 1 oz filbert (hazelnut) dried, raw, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic raw
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 oz bread crumbs panko, whole wheat


  • Romesco is a sauce from Catalonia and served with fish, poultry, meats and vegetables. There is no one recipe or ingredient list. Invariably it has tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, almonds and mild chiles.
  • Cut peppers into quarters and remove seeds.
  • Halve the tomatoes.
  • Oil and season them and lay them skin side up on a grill tray.
  • Grill until the skins are blistered.
  • Peel away the skins when cool.
  • In a frying pan over medium heat, add 1 tbsp oil.
  • When hot, add the nuts and fry until golden all over.
  • Chop the garlic.
  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in the pan and fry the breadcrumbs and garlic until golden and crisp.
  • Place the garlicky crumbs, tomatoes, peppers and nuts in a blender and pulse to a rough paste.
  • Add the vinegar, season with salt and pepper and blend for 10 seconds.


Nutrition Facts
Romesco Sauce
Amount Per Serving (174 g)
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Sodium 25mg1%
Potassium 436mg12%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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