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This nut-free Romesco sauce takes a slight spin on the traditional sauce with almonds, using hemp seeds instead. 

Nut-Free Romesco Sauce

This nut-free Romesco sauce takes a slight spin on the traditional sauce with almonds, using hemp seeds instead. 


free from: gluten, tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, soy, eggs, fish, shellfish

Course Main Course, Sauce
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 158 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 5 roma tomatoes
  • ¾ cup hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (about half a lemon)
  • Salt to taste
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Chop bell peppers and roma tomatoes in rough pieces (remove stems and seeds from peppers). Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and a pinch of salt and roast in a 400 degree oven 25-30 minutes.

  2. In a blender, combine the roasted peppers and tomatoes, hemp seeds, parsley, garlic, lemon, and remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil. Blend until a smooth puree. Add salt to taste.

  3. Serve immediately or store up to one week in an airtight refrigerated container, or in a freezer up to 1-2 months.
Nutrition Facts
Nut-Free Romesco Sauce
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1510IU30%
Vitamin C 47.4mg57%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.