Romesco Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min


10 servings

Updated: Sep. 13, 2023
Whether you pair it with fish, roasted veggies or some other creation, this flavor-packed romesco sauce will take your dish to a new level. —Lauren McAnelly, Des Moines, Iowa


  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup soft whole wheat or white bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup sherry
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Pulse almonds, bread crumbs, tomatoes, roasted peppers, parsley, garlic, paprika, salt and pepper in a food processor until finely chopped. Add sherry; process until blended. Continue processing while gradually adding oil in a steady stream.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 164 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.