Taco Sauce (Hot version)

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I already have a version of taco sauce that is very much like what you get at Taco Bell – the plain sauce, not the hot. This version here is kicked up, and is just like the hot packets you get at Taco Bell. Perfect on tacos, nachos, and anything Mexican or southwestern.

Copycat Taco Bell Tacos

This hot taco sauce is great on my copycat Taco Bell tacos.

Copycat Taco Bell Tacos
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Taco Sauce (Hot version)

This sauce is just like the hot packets you get at Taco Bell.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword sauce, taco
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 9kcal
Author Mike



  • Place tomato sauce and water into a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the spices and whisk to combine well.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer and let simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Let cool slightly before serving.


Calories: 9kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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