P2 hCG Recipe |Grilled Leeks in Romesco – AP
P2 hCG Recipe |Grilled Leeks in Romesco – AP
  • 2 medium tomatoeswhole (about 1 cup per tomato)
  • 1 red bell pepperseeds removed
  • 1tsp garlicminced
  • 1/2tsp chili powder
  • 1tsp fresh parsley
  • 1/4tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2tsp sherry vinegar
  • 3/4tsp salt
  • 1/8tsp pepper
  • 3 large leekshalved
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/8tsp pepper
  1. Place the whole tomatoes on a sheet tray and broil for 5 minutes or until the skin is charred. Flip tomato and broil the other side. Once cooled, peel and core the tomatoes, discarding the peel and center.
  2. Place tomatoes in a food processor and puree along with the garlic.
  3. Add chili powder, red pepper, parsley, paprika, vinegar, 3/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Puree until paste forms.
  4. Bring about an inch of water to a boil inside a steamer pot. Add leeks to steamer and steam for 10 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with the ½ tsp salt and pepper.
  5. Grill leeks on a hot grill until grill marks appear (about 5 minutes).
  6. Serve with romesco sauce.
Recipe Notes

Romesco sauce is also great on fish, chicken and as a dip for raw veggies. Make extra and freeze it for up to 3 months.

If the romesco sauce is too thick, add a tablespoon or two of fat-free chicken broth to thin it out.