Romesco is a red pepper-based sauce made with nuts and garlic that originated in northern Spain. It has gained popularity thanks to an increased interest in Spanish cuisine as well as ethnic condiments in general. In fact, it has grown on menus in the United States by 90 percent over the past four years.
Flavor of the Week: Romesco grows with Spanish cuisine’s popularity
The red pepper-based sauce is making moves on U.S. menus