9+ 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

Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.
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 tacos, salads, and more!
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Crema arranged on plate with limes and cilantro.
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 dressing, taco topping, or dipping sauce.
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Bowl of mango salsa in serving bowl next to tortilla chips.
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 with tortilla chips or on fish tacos.
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Bowl of chipotle salsa in serving tray with chips and limes.
This 5-Minute Chipotle Salsa comes together easily with the help of your blender.
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Overhead shot of bottle of salsa taquera next to dried chiles and spoon with sauce.
Skip the jar of store bought salsa and make ​​Salsa Taquera instead! It’s a smoky and vibrant condiment that’s perfect for tacos, carnitas, grilled meats, and more. The ingredients are simple, but the flavor is extravagant!
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Bowl of jalapeno salsa next to small bowl of sesame seeds.
This jalapeno sesame salsa recipe is totally unique and so addictive! It's the perfect topping for Yumm bowls, hummus, scrambled eggs, pizza and more! Or just use it as a dip.
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Overhead shot of bowl of pineapple salsa next to bowl of tortilla chips.
This Easy Pineapple Salsa is light and fresh with just a hint of heat. It makes an amazing dip for chips but is also amazing as a topping for grilled fish or pork tacos! 
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Bowl of guacamole on tray with chips.
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.
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Overhead shot of fish taco bowl next to small bowls of mango salsa and avocado.
Avocado Cream Sauce is delicious on tacos. Especially these fish taco bowls!
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Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.

9+ 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

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  • 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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Equipment

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Food processor

Nutrition

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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