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How to Make Mexican White Sauce for Burritos: A Simple Recipe

Have you ever tried a delicious burrito with Mexican white sauce? If not, you are missing out on a truly amazing flavor. Mexican white sauce is a creamy and tangy sauce that perfectly complements the spices in a burrito. This sauce is easy to make and can be used not only for burritos but also as a dipping sauce for chips, tacos, and even grilled meats. In this post, I will share a simple recipe for making Mexican white sauce at home. Let's get started!


Mexican white sauce ingredients

For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Making Mexican white sauce

Follow these simple instructions to make Mexican white sauce:

  1. In a bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, and lime juice. Mix well until smooth.
  2. Add the garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  3. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning as needed. If you prefer a tangier sauce, add more lime juice. If you want a spicier sauce, add some hot sauce or chili powder.
  4. Chill the sauce in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving. This will allow the flavors to meld together and create a more delicious sauce.


Now that you know how to make Mexican white sauce for burritos, it's time to give it a try. This sauce is incredibly versatile and can be used in many different ways. You can adjust the seasoning to your taste and even add some fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley. Once you try this sauce, you'll never go back to plain old sour cream. Enjoy!