Classic Sauce for your Taco

written by Yummy Team 14th August 2019

Sauces bring flavour to any meal and it’s no different when it comes to tacos. As we obsess over taco this month of August, we know a classic taco sauce that you can easily prepare at home.

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This sauce will take about 35 minutes to prepare. Sure, it’s not restricted to tacos. Try it with other meals and see what works.


400g of tomato sauce
2/3 cups of water
2 tablespoons of white vinegar
1 tablespoon of ground cumin
1 tablespoon of garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon of chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon of paprika
1/2 teaspoon of white sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper


  1. Heat a pan on low heat.
  2. Add the tomato sauce, water, vinegar, cumin, garlic powder, chilli powder, paprika, sugar and cayenne pepper and stir together on low heat.
  3. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes until it’s slightly thick.

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