Homemade Pantry Staples: “Love” Sauce (homemade salsa)

by Jessie on August 2, 2012

As part of the Great Food Revolution of 2012, we will be sharing several recipes for pantry staples to help replace the more processed versions in your pantry.  You can read more about some of the simple pantry swaps we have recently made here.

“Love” Sauce (homemade salsa)


27 oz. tomato sauce
4 oz. diced jalapenos
1 t salt
1/2 c. cilantro
3 cloves garlic
3-4 dried tepin or pequin or chile de arbol peppers
(usually found in clear, plastic bags in the hispanic food aisle)
10 oz. water


Fry the dried chilis in a small amount of oil over medium heat until browned slightly (~5 min).  Add all ingredients to blender and puree.

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