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This Southern version of romesco sauce uses pecans instead of almonds. We also love this over grilled chicken.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2010

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
2 hrs 53 mins
total:
3 hrs 8 mins
Yield:
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant. Let cool 15 minutes.

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  • Pat peppers dry with paper towels. Combine peppers, pecans, oil, and remaining ingredients in a food processor. Pulse 8 to 10 times or until finely chopped (but not smooth). Cover and chill 2 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving.

  • *1 tsp. regular paprika with 1/2 tsp. ground cumin may be substituted.

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