5Ingredients
120Calories
25Minutes

Tlaquepaque is a city in Mexico that is home to a sauce that is not too spicy, but is powerful in flavor. The sauce takes about 25 minutes to prepare, has only five ingredients and is 120 calories per serving. This recipe combines green tomatoes with chili peppers and spoces for a hearty and healthy homemade sauce. Add it to your favorite taco, salad, meat or fish dish for extra flavor.

Ingredients

  • 5 green tomatoes
  • 5 chilies (Morita, seeded, may be substituted with chipotle chilies)
  • 1 chili (arbol)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt

Directions

  1. On a griddle, place the tomatoes, morita chilies, arbol chili, and garlic until roasted, being careful not to burn the chilies.
  2. Place the ingredients in a blender, add salt to taste, and puree until smooth.
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NutritionView more

120Calories
Sodium20%DV480mg
Fat7%DV4.5g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs4%DV12g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories120Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4.5g7%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium480mg20%
Potassium440mg13%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate12g4%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Caroline J. 4 Jun 2015
The interesting thing about this sauce is you can make it red or green just by the type of tomatoes you purchase. It's simple enough to make in five minutes and has a spicy yet sour blend that tastes great on a taco or on a tortilla chip.