Picante Sauce

  • Yield: 6 cups


2-- jalapeno chiles
1clove garlic
1/4cup chopped onion
1 to 2tablespoons salt
1/4teaspoon garlic powder
1/4teaspoon ground cumin
1/4teaspoon cayenne pepper
1teaspoon chili powder
1/4teaspoon sweet basil
1can (32 ounce) whole tomatoes
1/4cup apple cider vinegar


  1. Combine the jalapeno chiles, garlic and onion in a food process and process until blended. Add the salt, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, chili powder, basil, tomatoes and vinegar and process until of the desired consistency. Pour into hot sterilized jars.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Lubbock., A Pefect Setting, (The Junior Leage of  Lubbock, 2005)