Mexican Green Sauce


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Mexican Green Sauce

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Capsicum is a veggie that’s bursting with flavour! Just a few cubes of capsicum added to any dish instantly perks up its aroma and flavour. Naturally, the Mexican Green Sauce made of capsicum is a great addition to any recipe.


However, any ingredient with a strong flavour has to be balanced well to make it appealing to the palate. Milk does that job by aptly toning down the flavour of capsicum, while plain flour helps to thicken the sauce and give it a creamy consistency.


This Mexican sauce has been used in recipes like Corn and Cottage Cheese Crepes , Corn and Cottage Cheese Tacos and Broccoli Crepes with Mexican Green Sauce .

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Mexican Green Sauce recipe - How to make Mexican Green Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups (28 tbsp )
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Method
  1. Combine the capsicum with enough hot water in a deep bowl, cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the capsicum and 2 cups of milk in a mixer and blend to a smooth mixture. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute using a whisk.
  4. Add the capsicum-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously using a whisk.
  5. Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Use as required.

Nutrient values per tbsp
Energy26 cal
Protein0.7 g
Carbohydrates1.4 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A71.2 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C6.8 mg
Folic Acid0.8 mcg
Calcium30.6 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium9.9 mg
Potassium13.9 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Mexican Green Sauce
5
 on 29 May 17 07:30 PM


Its nice and so delicious
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ajay, Thank You for the kind words. Do keep trying more and more recipes and share your feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
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30 May 17 09:02 AM
Mexican Green Sauce
5
 on 20 Feb 16 04:45 PM


Mexican green sauce.. mild flavour of the capsicum.. giving a nice green colour to the recipe.. I tried this sauce with pasta also.. it taste great..