Xató is a typical Catalan sauce made with almonds, hazelnuts, breadcrumbs, vinegar, garlic, olive oil, salt, and nyora pepper. Xató is often served with an endive salad prepared with anchovy, tuna and salted cod (bacallà).
- Prepare the dressing by crushing the garlic, almonds, and hazelnuts in an electric blender or use a pestle and mortar.
- Add the chilli pepper and/or cayenne and blend thoroughly.
- Gradually blend in the oil, then the vinegar and salt.
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