Grilled Baby Leeks with Romesco Sauce
Tony Mantuano created this recipe, also adapted from Wine Bar Food, in homage to the Cal?otada in Spain. The Catalan festival celebrates the harvest of cal?ots, which are slender onions similar to baby leeks. After peeling the charred outer layers, festival-goers dip the softened onions in a vibrant romesco sauce, which Mantuano makes with sweet red bell peppers. "It's fantastic," Mantuano recalls. "Everyone has black fingers from the char."
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