Recipe By TEXASDOLL714
Published Mar 21st
Prep 25m Cook - Additional 3h Ready In 3h 25m
Servings 1 cup Calories 200.9

This is a tasty white sauce to use on Mexican dishes.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¼ red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, and onion in the bowl of a food processor; puree until smooth. Stir together 4 teaspoons of this puree with the mayonnaise, and vinegar in a small bowl. Season with pepper, garlic powder, and cumin. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours to allow flavors to develop.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 200.9
  • Carbohydrate 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol 10.4 mg
  • Fat 21.9 g
  • Fiber 0.2 g
  • Protein 0.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.3 g
  • Sodium 156.6 mg
  • Sugar 0.6 g

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  1. I felt that it gave you a nice base to start with but i had to add more of the ingredients to make it even close to the taste.
  2. Pretty close to Taco Bell's Baja Sauce. VERY simple. I would make this again but I think I might try this with half sour cream next time and increase the garlic powder and cumin. Heat-wise, it's perfect.
  3. I suggest doubling up on the first part of this; use 1/2 red bell pepper, 2 jalapenos & about half of an onion. Then mix the 2nd part of the recipe as stated. I mixed half of the pepper mixture with the mayo mixture. Then reserved the other half of the pepper mix in the - Read more ...
  4. As with a few other reviewers the "all mayo sauce" was a bit heavy. After talking with a few other people the next batch will replace the mayo with sour cream. I put sour cream on my tacos anyway... and I discovered that a local Mexican restaurant uses sour cream in their sauce.
  5. Really good tastes like Taco Bell's sauce only better!
  6. Pretty good - next time I'd probably do half mayo and half sour cream because the mayo taste was a little too heavy for me
  7. This was a great sauce! After letting it rest for 5 hours I tasted it and it seemed a little bland for me. We added 1&1/2 tsp. more of the pureed mixture to the mayo mixture. As well as an extra 1/8th tsp. eash of cumin and garlic powder. We let it sit about 2 - Read more ...
  8. This is an amazing tasting sauce, I cant get enough of it. Feel free to throw in an extra jalepeno if you like a little spice. Also they don't mention it in the recipe, but when you chop up the bell pepper, jalepeno and onion, it actually produces enough to make more than 2 recipes - Read more ...
  9. it tastes and smells just like Taco Bells baja sauce! I left out the bell pepper and added a little extra jalapenos. I can't live with out it now.
  10. awesome on shrimp tacos with avocado slices I will use it on many more mexican dishes planning on using it with chicken wraps