Salsa Verde & Chipotle Crema

Verde & chipotle sauce

I’m excited to have my daughter come home for the weekend after being away at college for the past two months.

To celebrate, I made my CREAMY SALSA VERDE & CHIPOTLE CREMA sauces. Both sauces comes together in under 30 minutes!!

I will be using these easy to make and versatile sauces in a variety of Italian, Mexican and Indian dishes. I will share with you my creations! Stay tuned 😊


Course: Mexican & Latin, Sauces


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  • Creamy Salsa Verde Sauce
  • 2 Tbsps butter

  • 2 Tbsps flour

  • 1 16 oz. jar green salsa

  • 3/4 cup sour cream

  • 1 cup stock or water

  • 2 Tbsps garlic, mined

  • 1 small white onion, finely chopped

  • 3 Jalapeños

  • 1 Serrano(optional)

  • 2 cups of cilantro

  • 2 tsps Cumin powder

  • 1 tsp Cayenne

  • Salt

  • Chipotle Crema Sauce
  • 2 Tbsps butter

  • 2 Tbsps flour

  • 1 cup of broth

  • 1/2 cup of sour cream

  • 1/2 cup of diced onion

  • 1 Tbsp garlic

  • 3 slice white American cheese

  • 10 oz can of Rotel diced tomato

  • 1 Tbsp chipotle adobe sauce

  • 1 Tbsp honey

  • 2 chipotle adobe pepper, chopped

  • 1/4 cup cilantro


  • Make Salsa Verde Sauce
  • In a large saucepan, melt some butter and add a white onion, garlic, jalapeño and Serrano peppers and cook them until they have softened, about 5-6 minutes.
  • Whisk in the flour and let cook for 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in the broth in a small amount and continue whisking until sauce is thick and bubbly.
  • Stir in the green salsa, cumin powder and cayenne pepper. Cook, stirring until all the ingredients are mixed well.
  • Remove pan from the heat then stir in the sour cream and cilantro. Puree the sauce using immersion blender and blend until smooth.
  • Make Chipotle Crema Sauce
  • Using a small saucepan, melt some butter.
  • Add onion, garlic, chipotle peppers and chipotle sauce and cook for 3-4 min.
  • Add the flour and stir until a thick paste forms. Cook for two minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Gradually whisk in the broth and continue whisking until the sauce is smooth and reaches desired creamy thickness.
  • Bring it to a simmer, add torn pieces of slice cheese and properly blend it into the sauce.
  • Stir in tomato, honey and cilantro. Stir until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Remove from the heat and let it cool down a little. Add sour cream and using hand blender, blend the sauce until smooth.

One Comment

  1. your recipes are nice but please give recipe for green salsa and Chipotle adobe sauce as well.

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