romesco

Pronunciation: [roh-MEHS-koh]

A classic sauce from Catalonia, Spain, romesco is a finely ground mixture of tomatoes, red bell peppers, onion, garlic, almonds and olive oil. It's typically served with grilled fish or poultry.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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