This Romesco Sauce is the only recipe you need for family meal ideas. So delicious on pasta, rice, quinoa or with veggie sticks and over salads. Authentic and traditional flavors, kids friendly and a keeper the whole family will love. You don’t even need a strong food processor or blender to make this Romesco sauce recipe. No one would ever guess it is vegan, super creamy, and so versatile.
I’m all about sauces. You know that if you are following me already for some time.
Who can forget the amazing Florentine Sauce, my Lemon Pasta Sauce, or the super easy and flavorful Thai Peanut Sauce with Basil. There are even many more. Use the search bar keep sauce recipes and cravings coming.
This new Romesco Sauce Recipe is no exception. It is versatile, super creamy, easy, super tasty, packed with so many fantastic flavors, totally rewarding, addictive, budget friendly, great for romantic dinner with pasta. Once you’ve tried it you will come back to this sauce for more.
What’s in this Romesco recipe
- almond butter (so you don’t even need a strong blender or food processor)
- roasted red pepper
- vegetable broth
- olive oil
- tomato paste
Also you can use optional:
- garlic powder
- sun dried tomatoes
- smoked paprika
Basically you only need 6 simple ingredients for this Romesco dip, not counting salt and pepper.
Preparation for this Romesco Sauce
You won’t believe how easy is this, so let’s get going.
You will need a food processor but as I mentioned it doesn’t have to be a fancy machine. Combine almond butter, roasted red peppers, garlic, tomato paste, vegetable broth, olive oil, vegetable broth, and optional garlic powder, sun dried tomatoes and smoked paprika.
Finally add a pinch of salt and pepper and run the machine until everything is smooth and creamy.
Note: You can use a blender as well, if you don’t have a food processor in your household.
This makes such an amazing meal prep for easy dinners, lunches, and lunch box ideas. Can you imagine how fantastic it tastes on wraps, burgers, or as dipping sauce? So yummy, you need to try this.
Seriously a red pepper sauce which is always a keeper, I could only imagine it is also great on potato or pasta salads as well.
Romesco sauce uses:
Romesco sauce pasta: just cook your favorite pasta and give the romesco sauce over it and you have the most delicious pasta in no time.
Bread dip: just dig in with your favorite bread or sticks and you have an amazing party food in no time.
Roasted red pepper hummus: After you combine all the ingredients, add 15 oz can chickpeas (drained) and 1/3 cup of tahini to the food processor or blender.
Love seeing all of them, yum.
- 3 tbs almond butter
- 4 cloves garlic
- 2 tsp olive olive oil
- 1/4 cup vegetable broth
- 1 14 oz jar roasted red pepper
- 2 tbs tomato paste
- salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 cup sun dried tomatoes
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- Combine almond butter, roasted red peppers, garlic, tomato paste, vegetable broth, olive oil, vegetable broth, and optional garlic powder, sun dried tomatoes and smoked paprika.
- Finally add a pinch of salt and pepper and run the machine until everything is smooth and creamy.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 175Total Fat: 13.3gSaturated Fat: 1.4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10.9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 4.5mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 3gSugar: 6.7gProtein: 3.9g