Smokey Romesco Sauce

November 25, 2016




Every time I make this recipe at a party, it's a huge hit and everyone asks me for the recipe. I thought I'd finally share my secrets to the smokey delicacy - my modified low FODMAP, garlic free recipe that tastes even better than a traditional Romesco with almonds and garlic. It's amazing how the flavors come together when you add ingredients that are already so flavorful and delicious!


Red peppers and tomatoes are both high in lycopene, Vitamin C, B vitamins and Vitamin K. Hazelnuts are loaded with healthy fats, Vitamin E, manganese, copper and other minerals. 





Prep time:    6 min                      Cook time:   0min                                Total time:  6 min​



6 roasted red bell peppers

1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked

2 tbsp tomato paste

2/3 cup hazelnuts

2 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 tsp salt




1. Soak sun-dried tomatoes for at least 2 hours to soften

2. Drain sun-dried tomatoes from the water and add all ingredients to a blender or food processor

3. Pulse on high until smooth

4. Transfer to a jar or airtight container. Freeze half for upcoming weeks



  • For a smaller portion, half the recipe 

  • Serve on rice or quinoa pasta, roasted veggies, crudite, or any protein. You can even add lemon juice, olive oil and some water to convert to a salad dressing

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