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Spicy Rouille

Spicy Rouille
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This bright red garlicky sauce (pronounced roo-EE) has a nice kick of cayenne. Traditionally an accompaniment for bouillabaisse, it's also great served as a condiment with grilled shrimp or mahi-mahi.

Prep: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes
  • 1/4 cup
    chopped jarred roasted red peppers
  • 3 tablespoons
    reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons
    lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon
    minced, garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Pinch
    saffron, (see Tip)
  1. Combine red peppers, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, cayenne and saffron in a food processor; pulse, scraping down the sides as necessary, until smooth.



Tip: Saffron is the dried stigma of a saffron crocus. It contributes a pungent flavor and intense yellow color to classic dishes like paella. Saffron is sold in threads and powdered form.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 1/3 cup, for 6 servings
  • Calories21
  • Fat1 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates3 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium257 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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