Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 quart

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

This garlicky, piquant sauce—or cooked relish, if you will—hails from the Basque region of Spain, where it is served with ham or grilled seafood or other meat. At the restaurant, I stir it into Sweet Potato Hash.


  • ¼ cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 10 garlic cloves, thinly sliced


Heat the oil in a large, deep sauté pan over low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring several times, until lightly golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add the chile and cook for 30 seconds.

Increase the heat to high, add the red peppers, and cook, stirring occasionally, until their liquid evaporates, about 10 minutes.

Add the tomato juice and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to med