ROMESCO is one of my favorite "sauces". It's classified as a sauce but it's more of a "spread".
Delicious tossed in with sauteed seafood, warm beans, salads, pasta or with crusty bread.
INGREDIENT LIST - this recipe makes about 2 cups
Spanish Olive Oil - 1/2 cup
Spanish Smoked Paprika - 1 Tbsp (hot or sweet)
Spanish Sherry Vinegar - 3 Tbsp
Roasted Red Pepper - 1 each
Almonds with skin or without - 1/2 cup (raw, toasted but not salted)
Tomato Paste - 1 small jar (about 1/4 cup)
Salt & Pepper - to taste
1. Mix all ingredients together in a food processor or blender
2. Blend until smooth
3. Use as desired, this will keep refrigerated for two weeks