Salsas & Sauces

Homemade dressings are easier to prepare than you might expect. Our creamy cilantro lime dressing takes less than 10 minutes to prepare from start to finish including cleanup. Greek yogurt gives the dressing body, fresh cilantro, garlic, and lime the tangy taste. Cilantro is an herb that people either love or hate. If you happen [...]

Taqueria Style Salsa with Árbol Chile Salsa Taquera, a tomato based, fiery, garlicky salsa prepared with dried árbol peppers. This type of salsa is served at taco stands throughout Mexico. It’s a good one. The finished salsa will be shiny, smooth, and thick with a beautiful orange color. It only takes about 15 minutes from [...]

A Versatile Mild Salsa Try this very simple salsa made with guajillo chile peppers, a mild dried chile with a complex fruity flavor. It is one of the most popular chiles in Mexico for making salsas. In this recipe, the chiles aren’t toasted as they are in many other salsa recipes which allows the flavor of [...]

Pico de Gallo con Xoconostle Enjoy this unique variation of pico de Gallo, from the community of Don Francisco, Guanajuato. Classic pico de gallo is an uncooked salsa/dip prepared with plum tomatoes, onion, cilantro, serrano Chile, and lime juice. This version is prepared with sour xoconostle cactus fruit and avocado which gives it a unique tart [...]

A Mexican Classic Pico de gallo is a uncooked salsa known as a salsa fresca, or “fresh salsa,” in Spanish. It is a delicious combination of plum (Roma) tomatoes, white onion, cilantro, serrano peppers and a splash of lime juice. It one of the best-loved Mexican dishes that you will find it on every Mexican [...]

Intensely Flavored and Hot Looking for a bold salsa that packs some heat? Well then, our pan-roasted jalapeño salsa is what you are looking for. The peppery flavor of the jalapeños is front and center. Unlike most salsas where the chile peppers are added to a base of tomatoes or tomatillos, jalapeño peppers are the base of [...]

Spicy, Smoky, Creamy, Sweet If you are looking for an out of the ordinary salsa, try this chipotle yogurt sauce. It combines plain yogurt, smoky chipotle in adobo, tart lime, and sweet honey. It’s great for topping beef tacos, bistec or carne asada. Fantastic with fish tacos too. Or, use it as a vegetable dip or [...]

Salsa Fresca de Tomatillo If you like your salsa hot and sharp, you will enjoy this recipe for a fresh tomatillo salsa verde. Uncooked tomatillos are quite acidic and when you add 4 serrano chiles, seeds and all, your salsa is gonna pack some punch. The flavor stands up well to grilled beef. Try it [...]

Salsa Habanera If you like your salsa hot, this is the one for you, a fiery red tomato habanero sauce like they make in the Yucatán. Habanero chiles have a fruity taste and are very hot, not for the faint of heart. A little goes a long, long way. How to Make Ingredients: A few simple ingredients [...]

Salsa Chipotle para Tacos de Pescado The easiest, tastiest fish taco sauce ever. Saying “ever” sounds a bit over the top but it’s true. The sauce is mild, yet tangy, smoky and smooth and really brings out the flavor in fish without overpowering it. Try it with our pan-fried fish tacos. Just substitute it for [...]

Salsa de Chile Pasilla con Tomatillo Enjoy this mild, full flavored rustic salsa prepared with dried pasilla chiles and tangy tomatillos. The authentic taste pairs well with chicken and beef. For a vegan option, try it with roast carrots and cauliflower. Salsa Ingredients This salsa couldn’t be simpler. It only requires 3 ingredients; the dried pasilla [...]

Easy Mexican Red Tomato Salsa **Updated with more step-by-step photos to help you achieve the perfect salsa** The two most common salsas in Mexico are salsa roja, a red salsa prepared with tomatoes and salsa verde, a green salsa prepared with tomatillos. Both are versatile salsas enjoyed with a wide variety of dishes.   Every [...]