Mild Taco Sauce in the style of Taco Bell
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • 1 (14 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon chili powder (to taste)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (to taste)
  1. Place all ingredients in a sauce pan and stir well, simmer at a very low temperature for 15- 20 minutes.
  2. Remove and cool.
  3. May be kept in refrigerator for several days, but I susggest freezing half for later use unless you have having a big group of people.
I love Taco Bell mild sauce, but I really shouldn't be eating there. That said, I found this recipe which comes close to the TB version and gives me a bit of flavor for my own homemade burritos, tacos and nachos. I even love just dipping chips in this sauce and it is very low-cal on its own.