Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce

The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything – from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

Guys. This sauce. It’s absolutely everything.

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Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

It’s just one of those sauces to have on hand so you can use it on every single meal, including snack time.

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

So if you have some chips lying around, this sauce can work as the perfect dipping sauce.

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

If you have some leftover chicken from the night before, throw it on a bed of rice with this sauce. You have yourself a mini, and pretty epic, chicken bowl right there.

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

And as you can see here, fries are also an excellent choice for dipping purposes.

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

Yes, those are pineapples on my nails. They match perfectly with these waffle fries, right?

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce - The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything - from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

No, but really, this sauce needs to be made right now. I promise – you’ll always find a use for it!

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce

The easiest 5 min sauce ever. And you can use this on anything – from grilled meats to fries and even chips for dipping!

Ingredients:

  • 4 jalapenos, halved
  • 2 cups loosely packed cilantro, stems removed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Directions:

  1. Combine jalapenos, cilantro, sour cream, garlic, lime juice and salt in the bowl of a food processor. With the motor running, add olive oil and vinegar in a slow stream until emulsified.

Why It’s A Smart Choice

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 TBS
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 38.3 Calories from Fat 35.1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.9g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1.3mg 0%
Sodium 3.8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.6g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 0.3g 1%

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

Herbs are a great way to add a ton of flavor with no added calories. Plus, cilantro is a source of iron, manganese, and magnesium. It’s also a great source for antioxidants and phytonutrients.

Nutritional information provided by Jessica Penner, RD at Smart Nutrition.