As soon as you dip your quesadilla in and you know why this is such a great sauce. It is creamy, a bit tangy, and spicy. This sauce is done in no time so prepare it while your quesadillas are sizzling in the pan. So are you ready to learn how to make quesadilla sauce at home? Let’s get started!
The Best Sauce Recipe For Quesadillas
If you love quesadillas then you need a sauce for your quesadillas. Taco Bell is famous for its quesadilla sauce.
The perfect combination of a creamy sauce that is tangy and has enough spices to give your quesadillas that nice kick.
It really adds flavor to your quesadillas whether you make a simple chicken quesadilla or beef quesadillas. Just dip it in and I’m certain you will love it.
Quesadilla Sauce Ingredients
So what is quesadilla sauce made of? To make this great dip sauce you need a number of ingredients that are mostly in your kitchen pantry.
Put the following ingredients on your grocery shopping list and have them ready when you start:
- Sour cream
- Pickled jalapeno juice (from a jar of pickled jalapenos)
- Pickled jalapenos
- ground cumin
- Onion powder
- Garlic powder
- Salt to taste
- Chili powder
If you want to have a low-calorie version either use low-calorie mayonnaise or substitute all of the mayonnaise for sour cream.
How To Make Quesadilla Sauce
This may very well be the easiest sauce you have ever made. Start with finely chopping the Jalapeno pepper.
Add the mayonnaise and sour cream into a small mixing bowl and add the minced pickled jalapeno and pickled jalapeno juice.
Then add the onion powder, paprika, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder. Thoroughly stir to combine the sauce.
Taste the sauce and add salt to taste. Your sauce is ready to serve.
How To Store Quesadilla Sauce
As this sauce is so easy to make and fast to prepare it is recommended to make it fresh and use it straight away.
Can I Make Quesadilla Sauce In Advance?
Yes, this quesadilla sauce recipe is perfect to prepare in advance. As long as you store it properly you can keep it for a long time.
Can I Make Quesadilla Sauce Without Mayonnaise?
Yes, you can make this quesadilla sauce without mayonnaise and substitute it with Greek yogurt. The sauce will have a less creamy texture as it doesn’t contain the oil from the mayo.
The taste will also be different without the mayo but you still have a taste and fresh sauce.
How Long Is Quesadilla Sauce Good For?
As this sauce contains sour cream it is depended on how long your sour cream is good for. Usually, you can keep this quesadilla dip sauce for at least a week up until three to four weeks.
It is wise to always take a taste test of your sauce if it is in the fridge for longer than a week. Then just stir it through before serving and you are good to go.
More Quesadilla Recipes
If you love this dipping sauce you need some great quesadilla recipes to dip it in. So take a look at the following recipes for inspiration:
- Beef quesadillas – an easy recipe made with ground beef and spices. Done in no time
- Shrimp quesadilla – a great quesadilla recipe made with vegetables and shrimp
- Spicy chicken quesadilla – these are pan-fried and a bit spicy
- BBQ chicken quesadilla – made with the best BBQ sauce for a great dinner
- Oven-baked chicken quesadilla – made in the oven for some tasty toasty quesadillas
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I hope you love this dipping sauce as much as I do and have fun making it!
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Looking for a delicious sauce that is perfect with your quesadilla? Try this easy quesadilla sauce recipe. Super easy to make and really tasty!
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup sour cream
- ½ tablespoons pickled jalapeno juice (from a jar of pickled jalapenos)
- ½ tablespoons pickled jalapenos (diced)
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
- Dice the pickled jalapenos
- Measure the ingredients and put into a small bowl
- Stir all the ingredients together until properly combined
- Ready to serve
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Calories: 131; Fat: 10g; Carbs: 9g; Protein: 0g;