Romesco Sauce and Brown Rice Bowl
Recipe Type: Main, Side
  • 1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped, seeds removed
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon yellow mustard
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • pinch of cayenne
  • Serve with: bowls of steamed brown rice, and garnish with sliced raw vegetables
  1. Roast the red pepper on a baking sheet in a 450 degree oven for about 25 minutes or until the skins are completely wrinkled and the peppers are charred. Stir pan while roasting if necessary to cook evenly. Once charred, remove from oven and cover the pan for 10 minutes to steam. Uncover the pan, and remove and discard the charred skin.
  2. Add the roasted red pepper to a high powered blender with the cashews, water, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt, yellow mustard, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne. Blend until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
  3. To serve, warm sauce briefly if desired and drizzle over bowls of steamed brown rice. Garnish bowls with sliced raw vegetables.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at