Salsas & Sauces

Salsa de Aguacate con Crema Mild Mexican taquería style creamy tomatillo avocado salsa which reminds me of the salsa that they serve with tostadas at La Siberia in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. When you aren’t in the mood for a big bold salsa this is perfect. The addition of heavy Mexican cream cuts the heat from the [...]

Summer Salsa Simplicity Looking for a simple refreshing summer salsa? This is it! Take advantage of mango season and prepare this raw mango salsa. We like to serve it with a vegetable platter or cocktail shrimp. It’s really great with crunchy jicama. We recommend it for cold dishes that need some kick. Sharp serrano chile and [...]

Salsa de Chile Cascabel Enjoy this amazing chile cascabel salsa created by Mely Martinez from Mexico in My Kitchen, our favorite Mexican food blog. Mely was born and raised in Tampico, Tamaulipas in Northern Mexico where she learned to cook traditional dishes from a young age. Now she shares her favorite recipes on her blog and her Facebook page. [...]

Salsa Roja or Salsa de Mesa or Salsa Mexicana Simple, fresh, and easy to make. A winning Mexican restaurant style salsa prepared with plum tomatoes, onion cilantro, and serrano peppers. Fresh tomatoes, not canned, star in this recipe. Restaurant salsa just like at your favorite restaurant, but better. Way better. In Mexico, it is known [...]

Chuletas de Puerco en Salsa Verde Pork chops and salsa verde is a great combination. This is home-cooking at its best. It’s a super easy dish to prepare especially if you already have some salsa prepared. You can put it together in about 40 minutes. In Spanish, chuleta means “chop” and puerco means “pork.” Therefore, chuletas de [...]

Salsa de Jitomate Asado Any time you fire up your charcoal grill, you should make some salsa. Try this rustic grilled tomato salsa or salsa de jitomate asado. The rich smokey flavor is the perfect accompaniment for carne asada or grilled quesadillas or even just chips. Grilled Tomato Salsa How to Make Here is the ingredient list to make [...]

Salsa Verde or “Green Sauce” Salsa verde is a staple in every Mexican kitchen. It’s great for making enchiladas verdes or for topping carne asada tacos. We also think it is great on eggs. It is a simple to make, versatile salsa. Use it on just about anything. The taste of fresh homemade salsa puts the [...]

 A Visual Recipe Use the visual recipe as your guide. Jump to the full recipe below for preparation details. All of the ingredients should be available at your local grocery store. Homemade Enchilada Sauce Can’t Be Beat Homemade enchilada sauce beats canned every time. Period. If you have never made it from scratch, you should give [...]

A Classic Mexican Salsa Recipe I want to share with you my favorite salsa recipe. It has great tomato flavor with the pop of cilantro and just the right amount of heat from the serrano chiles. This salsa goes well with chips, carne asada tacos, taquitos, eggs, and just about any other dish that you [...]