Mexican Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by IngridH

This is an outstanding alternative to canned enchilada sauce.

Top Review by irene1951

Made this sauce to use for BEEF BURRITOS. Added one chipotle chili in adobo sauce (removing some of the seeds). Was great with a bit of heat but no burn. I also substituted a 16oz jar of tomato passata instead of tomatoes. Very easy recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain the tomatoes, and reserve the juice.
  2. Chop the tomatoes, and set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.
  4. Add the onion, jalapeno and garilc.
  5. Cook until onion is translucent, but not browned, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add the tomatoes and their juices, and all remaining ingedients, and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally for 20 - 30 minutes, or until the sauce thickens sllightly.
  7. Using a food processor or hand blender, puree the sauce.

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