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This sauce is nothing like Maria's fiery version. We toned down the heat, but we loved her method of soaking the pepper flakes. The bright green will eventually darken if you make it ahead, but it's just as good. Serve with any taco or on grilled meats.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2009

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Recipe Summary

cook:
1 min
stand:
5 mins
total:
16 mins
prep:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes 3/4 cup (serving size: 1 tbsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Microwave 1/4 cup water at HIGH 45 seconds. Add crushed red pepper, and let stand 5 minutes. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding liquid.

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  • Process vinegar, next 5 ingredients, and 2 Tbsp. water in a food processor 5 to 10 seconds or until cilantro is finely chopped. Stir in crushed red pepper. Store in an airtight container up to 3 days.

Source

Taco Xpress, Austin, Texas

Nutrition Facts

44 calories; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 3g; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 0.6g; fiber 0.4g; iron 0.3mg; sodium 51mg; calcium 8mg.
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