Homemade Taco Sauce Recipe: A Perfect Addition to Your Mexican Meals
If you are a fan of Mexican cuisine, then you know how important it is to have the perfect condiments to complement your tacos, burritos, and other Mexican dishes. One of the essential ingredients for any Mexican dish is a good taco sauce. However, store-bought taco sauce can often be loaded with preservatives and additives that can affect the flavor of your dish. But, with this homemade taco sauce recipe, you can make a delicious and fresh taco sauce right at home!
— Ingredients Needed :
▢24 ounces tomato sauce or tomato passata sauce
▢½ cup water
▢½ cup white vinegar
▢1 ½ tablespoons corn syrup
▢1 tablespoon granulated sugar
▢¾ teaspoon chili powder
▢½ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
▢½ teaspoon sweet paprika
▢½ teaspoon onion powder
▢½ teaspoon ground cumin
▢½ teaspoon kosher salt
▢¼ teaspoon table salt
▢¼ teaspoon garlic powder
— HOW TO MAKE THE BEST Homemade Taco Sauce Recipe :
Combine all ingredients together in a large saucepan set over medium-low heat and bring to a simmer.
24 ounces tomato sauce,½ cup water,½ cup white vinegar,1 ½ tablespoons corn syrup,1 tablespoon granulated sugar,¾ teaspoon chili powder,½ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper,½ teaspoon sweet paprika,½ teaspoon onion powder,½ teaspoon ground cumin,½ teaspoon kosher salt,¼ teaspoon table salt,¼ teaspoon garlic powder
Simmer over low heat for about 30 minutes, stirring often, until desired consistency. Serve and enjoy!
— Pro Tips:
Adjust the spice level to your liking by adding more or less cayenne pepper.
For a smokier flavor, add a dash of liquid smoke to the sauce.
Use fresh spices for optimal flavor. Old spices can lose their potency and make the sauce taste dull.
This recipe makes about 1 cup of sauce.
Store the sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
The sauce can be used as a dip for chips or vegetables, as a marinade for meats, or as a topping for tacos, burritos, and other Mexican dishes.
In conclusion, homemade taco sauce is a simple and delicious way to elevate your tacos to the next level. By using fresh ingredients and adjusting the spices to your liking, you can create a sauce that perfectly complements your dish. Remember to store the sauce properly and use it in a variety of ways to maximize its flavor. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the burst of flavor it adds to your next taco night!
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