Salbitxada

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Salbitxada –  Catalan sauce eaten with char-grillled  calçots,  a type of green onion from Catalunya – similar to spring onions/baby leeks

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Salbitxada

Pound the toasted almonds with a mortar and pestle – to your preferred texture

Coarse for a sauce with more bite

Finer for a sauce to accompany calçots

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Add the garlic + chilli & pound some more

Add diced seeded tomatoes + chopped parsley + white wine or sherry vinegar + S&P

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Whisk in olive oil to create a thick sauce

Good with all types of char-grilled vegetables, chicken & steakOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA avocado-and-salbitxada-salad-aaax-2016

Also delicious with avocado & spinach salad

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