Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Toasted pecans add a Southern twist to this rustic puree of roasted peppers, garlic, and olive oil. We love it on anything grilled. Or try it tossed with hot cooked pasta or spread on a crusty baguette.



Makes 1 cup
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


1 (12-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
1/3 cup chopped toasted pecans
2 garlic cloves, sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper


Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.