This Creamy Jalapeño Sauce is ideal for tacos, salads, burrito bowls, grilled proteins, and a lot extra! Ready in simply minutes with solely 3 substances (minus pantry staples), it’s a condiment you’ll need to have readily available always!

Creamy Jalapeño Sauce in a glass jar with a spoon in it

One of our favourite salsas has at all times been the taqueria-style jalapeño sauce that’s typically served with street-style tacos at your native Mexican restaurant. It’s richer than a salsa fresca or pico de gallo and is tremendous creamy from the cooked jalapeños. We love the richness of it and it goes so effectively with so many issues. We wager you’re going to like this creamy jalapeño sauce recipe simply as a lot as we do!

You can also acknowledge that this sauce is much like Trader Joe’s jalapeño sauce. We LOVE their sauce however we don’t love the extremely processed oils it incorporates. We have been tremendous excited once we nailed this recipe and may now have this sauce readily available all week lengthy for dunking, drizzling, and dipping.

Not solely is the avocado oil so a lot better than canola oil, however our selfmade model doesn’t have to have gums and stabilizers added to it. All round, our fundamental aim is to feed ourselves recent, vibrant, and therapeutic meals and a selfmade recipe made with high-quality substances is at all times going to be higher than one thing bottled and processed. We attempt to dwell by that 90% of the time as a result of lets be sincere, nobody is 100% and wholesome doesn’t should equal perfection.

Now, let’s get to the specifics on the best way to make this creamy jalapeño sauce!

Creamy Jalapeño Sauce on a wooden tasting spoon resting on a brown ceramic plate with a few slices of jalapeño to the side
Creamy Jalapeño Sauce in a glass jar

Ingredients on this Creamy Jalapeño Sauce recipe

  • jalapeños – the peppers we used for this recipe have been fairly massive as you may see within the pictures, if yours are smaller, merely enhance the amount. This recipe is forgiving on ratios so simply eyeball the quantity equal to 10 massive jalapeños
  • onion – any sort you will have readily available however we like this sauce essentially the most with a yellow or white onion
  • garlic – recent peeled cloves
  • avocado oil – you can even use olive oil, flaxseed oil, or liquid coconut oil however we discover that avocado oil has essentially the most impartial taste that doesn’t overpower the jalapeño taste. It’s a 1:1 substitute for vegetable oil whereas being 10000% more healthy.
  • lime juice – fresh-squeezed, bottled juices don't play effectively in recipes
  • floor cumin
  • sea salt

How to make the sauce

  1. First, you’ll slice the stems off the jalapeños and place them in a big pot of boiling water.
  2. Boil for 5-10 minutes or till the peppers are very gentle. Drain and switch to a meals processor together with the onion, garlic cloves, lime juice, cumin, and sea salt.
  3. Blend till easy then, with the motor operating, slowly stream within the avocado oil and course of simply till creamy.

Notes: The sauce will be served instantly however the taste will develop additional over 6-8 hours and the sauce will grow to be barely thicker after refrigeration. We discover that this sauce is at its peak the day after making. If you don’t have a blender, a meals processor and even an immersion blender will work.

Using completely different peppers

We are a bit obsessive about peppers over right here, the spicier the higher too. We’ve bought huge plans to do this methodology with serrano, habanero, and Thai chilies. Did you strive a unique pepper? We’d love to listen to about it within the remark part under 👇

What to serve with Creamy Jalapeño Sauce

The sky is the restrict! Here are just a few concepts:

  • drizzled over our Keto Street-Style Cauliflower 😍
  • use as a dunking sauce or marinade for grilled proteins
  • eat as a snack with low-carb tortilla chips or fresh-cut veggies
  • drizzled onto burrito bowls, salads, over even a soup like this Chile Relleno Soup
  • Smeared onto low-carb bread with just a few slices of cheese (dairy-free in case you’re plant-based obv – we love Violife), grilled onions and jalapeños and perhaps some avocado and micro greens for one epic grilled cheese 😱 …<– sure, do this one, not one of the different concepts even come near this degree of deliciousness 😉

How to retailer Creamy Jalapeño Sauce

We prefer to retailer this creamy jalapeño sauce in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid however we’ve additionally been recognized to retailer it in a squeeze bottle for simple drizzling!

Creamy Jalapeño Sauce in a glass jar with a spoon in it
Creamy Jalapeño Sauce in a glass jar
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Creamy Jalapeño Sauce

This Creamy Jalapeño Sauce is ideal for tacos, salads, burrito bowls, grilled proteins, and a lot extra! Ready in simply minutes with solely 3 substances (minus pantry staples), it's a condiment you'll need to have readily available always!
Course primary, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Keyword jalapeño sauce, keto salsa
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 95kcal

Ingredients

  • 10 massive jalapeño peppers stems eliminated leaving the pepper complete
  • 1 small onion any coloration, yellow is our choice
  • 4 massive cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoons wonderful sea salt
  • 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon floor cumin
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil

Instructions

  • Slice the stems off the jalapeños, leaving the pepper complete, and place them in a big pot of boiling water.
  • Boil for 5-10 minutes or till the peppers are very gentle. Drain and switch to a meals processor together with the onion, garlic cloves, lime juice, cumin, and sea salt.
  • Blend till easy then, with the motor operating, slowly stream within the avocado oil and course of simply till creamy. Taste for salt and cumin add a pinch extra if mandatory. Refrigerate till able to serve *[see notes].

Notes

The sauce will be served instantly however the taste will develop additional over 6-8 hours and the sauce will grow to be barely thicker after refrigeration. We discover that this sauce is at its peak the day after making. If you don’t have a blender, a meals processor and even an immersion blender will work.

Nutrition

Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg

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