Creamy Jalapeno Sauce Recipe

Published on October 15th 2022 by Jennifer Dodd.
Last updated on March 20th 2024
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A bowl of jalapeno sauce with a side of lime on a table

Are you looking for a new dipping sauce to try out?

Look no further; Classic Bakes has you covered with this recipe for Creamy Jalapeño Sauce and made using sour cream, mayonnaise, chopped cilantro, pickled jalapeños, garlic, freshly squeezed lime juice, and a pinch of sea salt. Blend the ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Now you have a refreshing, additively spicy sauce made in 5 minutes.

Next, drizzle creamy jalapeño sauce on nachos and tacos, or use it to dip crispy vegetables.

Finally, try spreading jalapeño sauce onto a sandwich or wrap, adding a punch of flavor to every bite.  

What is in creamy jalapeno sauce?

Creamy jalapeño sauce is made from sour cream, mayonnaise, chopped cilantro, pickled jalapeños, garlic, lime juice, and salt.

Is creamy jalapeno sauce spicy?

The sauce is spicy and refreshing due to the cilantro and cooling sour cream.

Is Taco Bell creamy jalapeno sauce the same as Baja sauce?

Taco Bell's creamy jalapeño sauce and Baja sauce are two different sauces.

what is the base to creamy jalapeno sauce?

The base used for this recipe is a mixture of sour cream and mayonnaise.

Author: Jennifer Dodd
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Time & Serves

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
5 mins
1 1/2 Cups


  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise

  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons Pickled Jalapeños, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon Pickled Jalapeño Liquid

  • 1 Clove Garlic, minced

  • 1 Lime, juiced

  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt


Add all the ingredients to a blender, blend everything together until smooth.

Overview of a blender filled with creamy jalapeno sauce ingredients

Scrape the creamy jalapeño sauce into a dipping dish to serve.

Overview of a dish filled with creamy jalapeno sauce on a table with a spoon
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