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Romesco Dip Recipe (Vegetarian, Dairy Free)

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This Romesco dip recipe is a bright & fresh sauce made with roasted red peppers, basil, garlic, and olive oil. A delicious and healthy spread, perfect to slather on a thick slice of garlic bread or dip fresh vegetables or breadsticks into.

This dip with Romesco sauce is an easy red sauce that is made with fresh or jarred roasted red peppers. It’s the perfect addition to your next charcuterie board, and so flavorful and delicious.

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If you are a fan of fresh Romesco sauce want to try a little something new – this red pepper dip is a flavor game-changer! This no-cook sauce uses roasted red bell peppers for a delicious and smoky taste, loaded with garlic and fresh basil for that classic Romesco kick.

I love Romesco everything, and have been wanting to test out a dip version for a while – and this recipe did not disappoint!  You can use this red pepper dip on anything that you would use traditional dips with: cut vegetables, chips, pita bread, or breadsticks. 

This Romesco Dip Recipe Is:

  • Bright
  • Fresh
  • Smoky
  • Garlicky
  • Tangy
  • Delicious
  • Loaded with Flavor
  • Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Vegan, and Dairy Free

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Make Romesco Dip Vegan for a Healthy Version

This vegan Romesco dip with basil is a simple way to get extra veggies in your diet. I’m all about making recipes plant-based when I can. Vegan cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around vegan pantry staples and swapping in a few plant-based ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family.

Read my 125 favorite vegan pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my vegan recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meatless and dairy free meals for your table.

What’s In This Dairy Free Romesco Dip with Peppers?

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How Do I Make Romesco Dip with Roasted Peppers?

  1. Roast the peppers – you can either use jarred roasted bell peppers, or make your own from scratch.  Place bell peppers on the top rack of your oven, and broil them under the low broiler setting until flesh is charred.  Remove from oven, allow peppers to cool, and remove charred flesh.
  2. Add Ingredients – to a food processor, add the bell peppers, basil or parsley, garlic, almonds, chili flakes, and white vinegar. Secure the lid, and begin processing over low speed. Open the top of the food processor and stream in the olive oil until the pesto becomes a thick paste. 
  3. Taste, and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve with bread, on a charcuterie board, with breadsticks, and enjoy!

 

What’s the Best Food Processor for Romesco Sauce?

We have this fantastic CuisinArt Food Processor that has lasted us years and years, and I have to say I’ve been very happy with it! It gets weekly use, and is great for chopping ingredients for sauces, making hummus, and pureeing vegetables.  It’s really basic and inexpensive and gets the job done!  While you can make this pesto in a blender, I prefer the texture of the food processor to get the herbs just right.

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A No Cook Romesco Spread That’s Perfect for Summer

This no-cook red pepper Romesco dip is a quick and simple recipe.  I love a good no-cook recipe for those days when I’m not feeling like standing around the stove, or for summer nights when it’s too hot to cook. I have a whole collection of recipes that require zero cooking at all, check them out here!  This pesto comes together in about 5 minutes, and doesn’t require the stove or microwave to make.

Romesco Dip Uses – Our Favorite Ways to Eat Romesco Dip

  1. Dip veggies, crackers, or bread
  2. Enjoy on grilled meats like fish, chicken, or steak
  3. Spread on toast or garlic bread
  4. Toss with pasta
  5. Add a dish to your next charcuterie or cheese board
  6. Use as a pizza sauce for homemade pizza (or pizza bagels!)
  7. Mix with rice for a delicious red pilaf
  8. Enjoy tossed with Spanish olives

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Romesco Dip

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This Romesco dip recipe is a bright & fresh sauce made with roasted red peppers, basil, garlic, almonds, and olive oil. A delicious and healthy spread, perfect to slather on a thick slice of garlic bread or dip fresh vegetables or breadsticks into. This dip with Romesco sauce is an easy red sauce that is made with fresh or jarred roasted red peppers. It's the perfect addition to your next charcuterie board, and so flavorful and delicious.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Spanish
Servings 8 servings
Calories 153 kcal

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Roast the peppers - you can either use jarred roasted bell peppers, or make your own from scratch.  Place bell peppers on the top rack of your oven, and broil them under the low broiler setting until flesh is charred.  Remove from oven, allow peppers to cool, and remove charred flesh.
  • Add Ingredients - to a food processor, add the bell peppers, basil, garlic, almonds, chili flakes, and white vinegar. Secure the lid, and begin processing over low speed. Open the top of the food processor and stream in the olive oil until the pesto becomes a thick paste.
  • Taste, and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve with bread, as a dip, or over pasta or pizza, and mangia!

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Nutrition

Calories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 585mgPotassium: 93mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 417IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
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