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Doña Sauce

A spicy jalapeño salsa inspired by Taco Deli!
5 from 2 votes


  • 1 pound jalapeños
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup neutral oil
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste


  • Pre-heat your broiler to high with a rack on the very top. Spread the jalapeños evenly on a baking sheet and toss in a little oil and broil until charred on all sides.
  • Place the jalapeños in an air-tight container or bowl covered with plastic wrap and let sit until cool. Meanwhile, lower the broiler to low and place the garlic on a baking sheet and broil until browned.
  • Peel the skin off the jalapeños and remove the tops. If you want your salsa less spicy, remove all or part of the seeds and veins.
  • Blend the jalapeños and garlic in a blender. Then drizzle in oil while blending until smooth. I don't have a fancy blender so mine didn't get as smooth, but still delicious. Blend in lime juice to taste. Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
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