Taco Bell Mild Taco Sauce (Copycat)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by The Spice Guru

My copycat recipe for Taco Bell's "Mild Taco Sauce".

Top Review by Becky in Junction City, OR

I'd give this 10 stars if I could. As close to Taco Bell Sauce as you can get. I followed the recipe exactly.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. WHISK all ingredients together rigorously in a medium saucepan (1 cup cold water, one 8 ounce can tomato sauce, 4 teaspoons arrowroot or cornstarch, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 1 tablespoon ground cumin, 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes, 1 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt, 1 teaspoon lime juice, 1 teaspoon orange juice, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon dried chipotle powder, 1/2 teaspoon plain new mexico chile powder, 1/2 teaspoon A-1 Steak Sauce, 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, 1-2 drops liquid smoke, measured into a spoon first).
  2. BRING mixture to boil over high heat.
  3. WHISK as needed.
  4. BOIL one full minute.
  5. REMOVE from heat and cool.
  6. WHISK sauce occasionally as it cools.
  7. POUR cooled sauce into a sealable container or a squeeze bottle for convenience.
  8. SERVE and enjoy with your favorite tacos or burritos, or use as a starter-base for chili.
  9. REFRIGERATE any unused portion for up to 2 weeks.
  10. SHAKE well before serving again.

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