The Best Ranchero Sauce Ever!
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5 from 10 votes

The Best Ranchero Sauce Recipe

The Best Ranchero Sauce Recipe Ever - Looking for the ultimate ranchero sauce recipe? You found it! Creamy, robust, and a hint spicy. This sauce makes every dish taste better!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 332kcal
Author: Sommer Collier



  • Place a saute pan over medium heat and add the oil and shallots. Sauté the shallots for 2 minutes. Then add the garlic and sauté another 1-2 minutes.
  • Drain the piquillo peppers. Add all remaining ingredients to the saute pan, except for the heavy cream. Simmer the ranchero sauce for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Using an immersion blender, puree the ranchero sauce until smooth. Then stir in the heavy cream. Salt to taste.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1333mg | Potassium: 674mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 2355IU | Vitamin C: 85.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 5.2mg