Chipotle Taco Sauce

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 0 mins

For those that like a hotter taco sauce, or those who open a can for 1 T. sauce-what do you do with the rest? I use this sauce from tacos and fajitas to a marinade for brisket, and a mop for steaks and burgers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a blender or food processor add the chipotle peppers in adobo, vinegar, sugar and tomato paste.
  2. Cover with lid and puree until smooth.
  3. With blender or food processor running add a slow stream of water until you reach the desired thickness of your perfered taco sauce.
  4. You may wish to use less or add more water than 1 cup.
  5. This keeps in the fridge for 1 month.


Most Helpful

I'm always looking for ways to use the rest of the can of chipotles. Quick and easy to make, I froze this in small plastic containers so that I can pull out what I need for Mexican meals. Rich, smoky flavor that puts commercial taco sauces to shame.

Ginny Sue September 23, 2007

Quick, easy and absolutely delicious! Changed nothing at all. My new favorite for sandwiches, chicken, burgers, crackers, anything and everything. Thanks, Di, for posting this one. mmmmmm

Queen Dragon Mom March 30, 2007

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