Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce
Photo by Sarah Jay

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 Tbs. red-wine vinegar
  • 1 head garlic, sliced in half crosswise
  • 2 Tbs. plus 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 dried ancho chile, cored, seeded, slit, and opened so it lies fairly flat
  • 4 medium-size ripe tomatoes (1-¾ lb. total), cored
  • 1-¼ oz. (¼ cup) peeled hazelnuts
  • 1 slice stale white bread, torn, if needed
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 1-½ oz. (¼ cup) blanched almonds
    • 1 tsp. kosher salt or sea salt; more to taste
    • 2 Tbs. red wine (dry or fruity, but not oaky), if needed

Heat the oven to 375°F. Put the tomatoes and one half of the garlic head in a baking pan. Drizzle about 1 Tbs. of the olive oil into the cored tomato wells and on top of the garlic half. Roast until the tomatoes and garlic are well caramelized but not burnt, about 90 minutes. From the remaining h...

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