Ortega Style Taco Sauce – JRP

NOTES:

I like this recipe better and it can be made for 20% of the cost of the store-bought sauce.

Recipe makes about 1 quart.

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz. can of tomato paste
  • 2 2/3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons salt
  • 1 beef bullion cube
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch

Ingredients (2 gallon recipe):

Note: This actually makes 290 ounces or 2.25 gallons. You need to use a 12 quart stockpot for this.

  • 8 cans of tomato paste (12 oz.)
  • 21 1/4 cups water
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 10 Tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons salt
  • 8 beef bullion cubes
  • 8 oz. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 5 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon corn starch

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly
  2. Simmer for 10 minutes on the stovetop to allow the flavors to meld.

nutrition facts:

Serving size: 2 Tablespoon
Servings: 32
Amount per serving 
Calories15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 132mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 3.4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g2%
Total Sugars 2.1g 
Protein 0.6g 
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0mg3%
Potassium 121mg3%

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