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Salsa Ranchera (Ranch-Style Sauce)

Makes about 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Time: 15 minutes. If using for huevos rancheros, make the salsa first and keep it warm while you make the eggs.

Salsa Ranchera (Ranch-Style Sauce)

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
 2 tablespoons canola oil
 1/2 white onion, finely chopped
 2 cups canned fire-roasted tomatoes (such as Muir Glen brand)
 2 garlic cloves, minced
 2 serrano chiles, toasted all over in a dry skillet, stemmed, and finely chopped
  Mexican-style hot sauce (optional)
Step 1

Put onion with oil in a medium pot over medium heat and cook until onion softens, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, put tomatoes, garlic, and chiles in a blender and pulse a few times (leave the mixture a little chunky).

Step 2

Pour tomato mixture into pot with onions and cook 5 minutes over high heat to thicken. Taste and add hot sauce if you like.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 48Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.5g6%

Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 146mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 3.5g2%

Dietary Fiber 0.7g3%
Protein 0.7g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.