Taco Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

This recipe was posted per a recipe request. This Taco Sauce will be on the thin side. Canning instructions follow.

Top Review by Neeney

I'm ashamed to admit, that I just LOVE Taco Bell's taco sauce! I like the mild and the hot! Well, I made this recipe and couldn't believe how good it was. I don't like the store bought brands, have tried every one. Yet another "DiB's" recipe that is tried and true, AND VERY MUCH LOVED! I quadrupled the recipe the 2nd time and canned into pint size jars. Janine in Illinois

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the tomato paste with the water in a large stainless or enamel saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir until smooth.
  3. Add the cayenne, chili powder, salt, cornstarch, and vinegar.
  4. In a food processor puree the onion and jalapeno until smooth.
  5. Add to tomato water mixture and bring to a boil, stirring often.
  6. Once you have reached the hard boil stage cook for 3 minutes, then remove from heat.
  7. Let stand to cool.
  8. Place in a tightly sealed container and place in the fridge.
  9. This will keep up to 2 months.
  10. If you wish to can this product you pour the hot liquid into clean, sterile hot half pint jars and process in a boiling water bath for 20 minutes.

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