How to Make Taco Bell Baja Sauce at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Taco is Mexican cuisine. It is a traditional dish of Mexico. It is a corn or wheat tortilla with some sauce and filling. Taco Bell is an American chain of restaurants which serves the best tacos around the globe. Baja Sauce is one of the main ingredients of tacos. It gives the right flavour to the taco.

Ever wondered about making the Baja Sauce at home? I guess then you should give it a try. Making tacos at home will also be your favourite part now as you will soon get to know the recipe of the sauce, which plays a vital role in the taste of the taco. You can even use this sauce in your burrito and fajitas. Well, this explains well that Baja Sauce is the heart of almost every Mexican cuisine.

Here I am sharing the recipe of the Baja Sauce. Have a look.

Ingredients for Taco Bell Baja Sauce

Red Bell Peppers¼ seeded and chopped
Jalapeno1 sliced
Onions2 tablespoons
Mayonnaise1 cup
Vinegar1 tablespoon
Black Pepper¼ teaspoon cracked
Garlic Powder ¼ teaspoon
Cumin¼ teaspoon

Quiet easy to find these ingredients. You must be having all or most of them in your pantry. Let’s not delay more and see how much time will it take to prepare this sour, spicy and creamy sauce.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
25 minutes3 hours3 hours 25 minutes

This sauce does not involve any cooking process; all you have to do is mix well all the ingredients and let it rest for a few hours so that it develops the best flavour.

Taco Bell Baja Sauce Recipe

Taco Bell Baja Sauce Recipe
  1. Take the grinding jar of the food processor and to it add bell peppers, jalapeno and onions. Grind them into a smooth paste.
  2. Spoon out four teaspoons of this paste in another bowl and to this add mayonnaise and vinegar.
  3. Sprinkle garlic powder, cumin and black pepper on it. Mix them well.
  4. Cover this and refrigerate it for 3 hours.

Such an easy recipe right. All you have to do is grind all the whole ingredients into a paste and then season it with the spices and lastly let it rest in the refrigerator so that all the flavors come put well. The only time consuming part is the refrigeration process.

Nutritional Breakdown of Taco Bell Baja Sauce

To check the nutritional breakdown of the Baja Sauce, do check the table mentioned below.


How to Make Taco Bell Baja Sauce at Home | Video

For your convenience, I have uploaded a step by step video of Taco Bell’s Authentic Baja Sauce. To be more clear about the process, watch the video.

Video by Pro Home Cooks

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