7+ Tasty Taco Sauces (Easy + Delicious)

In search of some tasty taco sauces? I’ve got you covered with this handy guide.

The BEST Taco Sauces

These are some of my favorite sauces to serve with tacos:

Pick one of your favorites from the list below, add some baked tortilla chips, a margarita, and you’re guaranteed an amazing dinner!

Sauces to Elevate Your Taco Night

Chipotle Crema Sauce

Add some smoke and spice to your favorite recipes with this Chipotle Crema. A Mexican-inspired sauce, this creamy mix is made with chipotles in adobo to give a boost to your favorite steak tostadas.

Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.

Cilantro Lime Crema

This quick and tangy Cilantro Lime Crema is ready in just 5 minutes. Better than sour cream, this Mexican condiment is flavored with fresh cilantro and lime juice to create a creamy and vibrant sauce.

Side view of small container of cilantro lime crema with spoon.

Mango Salsa

This sweet Mango Salsa has tons of flavor and flair! The bursts of acidity and brightness from the juicy fresh mangos, jalapeno, lime juice, and red onion are delicious on steak tacos.


Chipotle Salsa

5-Minute Chipotle Salsa comes together easily with the help of your blender. This spicy, smoky salsa is extra delicious on a steak taco salad.

Side view of chipotle salsa in white bowl.

Jalapeno Sesame Salsa

This jalapeno sesame salsa recipe is totally unique and so addictive! It’s the perfect topping for chicken tacos.

Pineapple Salsa

This Easy Pineapple Salsa is light and fresh with just a hint of heat. It makes an amazing topping for grilled fish or pork tacos!

Overhead shot close up of bowl of pineapple salsa with lime wedges.


This fresh and vibrant Guacamole recipe is so easy! Mix it up in minutes for a creamy dip, a delicious topping for nachos, or to serve on Taco Tuesday.


Avocado Crema

Avocado Crema is delicious on Fish Taco Bowls!

Overhead close up of avocado crema on fish taco bowl.

More sauce recipes:

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Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.

7+ Tasty Taco Sauces

The BEST Taco Sauces to elevate dinner. One of my favorite recipes is this Chipotle Crema!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people


  • ¾ cup sour cream (regular or fat-free)
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise (regular or fat-free)
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 1 lime (zested and juiced)
  • 1 clove garlic (peeled)
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin (optional)
  • Salt (to taste)


  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Season with salt, to taste.
  • Transfer to a jar or squeeze bottle and serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg

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