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Taco Bell Creamy Jalapeno Sauce (Copycat)

This kosher copycat recipe for Taco Bell Creamy Jalapeno Sauce is a dream come true. It is creamy, satisfying and mildly spicy. Make this recipe right at home and don't miss out on a thing. Our recipe for Taco Bell Creamy Jalapeno Sauce (Copycat) is kosher, gluten free, and dairy.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Jewish, Kosher, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Meat Sauce, taco bell
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 234kcal

Equipment

  • blender or food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 6 slices pickled jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice

Instructions

  • Blend the mayonnaise, sour cream. sugar, salt, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, cocoa powder, minced onions, lemon juice, and sliced jalapenos together in a blender until smooth.
  • Chill for best results

Notes

Variations on Copycat Taco Bell Creamy Jalapeno Sauce

We tried to come as close to Taco Bell's recipe for Creamy Jalapeno Sauce as we could with our copycat recipe. Here are some things you could try if you are so inclined:
  • Add 1 teaspoon of cumin to the spice blend.
  • Substitute cayenne pepper for the paprika to really turn up the heat.
  • Use lime juice instead of lemon juice in the recipe.
  • Taco Bell Sauce for Passover. Use the Passover pickled jalapenos and then follow the recipe as written.
  • Make it dairy free and pareve. Leave out the sour cream and just add an extra ¼ cup of mayonnaise to make this recipe pareve and dairy free! Now you can use it as a topping for Slow Cooker Chili.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Taco Bell Creamy Jalapeno Sauce (Copycat)
Amount per Serving
Calories
234
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
23
g
35
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
13
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
16
mg
5
%
Sodium
 
1791
mg
78
%
Potassium
 
201
mg
6
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
1695
IU
34
%
Vitamin C
 
9
mg
11
%
Calcium
 
33
mg
3
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.