Mexican salsas, a delicacy to lick your fingers

Unmissable in tacos and perfect to accompany some fries, Mexican salsa (sauce) has become an ingredient that you can find in various places such as Mexican food restaurants or at any traditional Mexican parties. Today you will know the origins of this rich sauce that, without a doubt, will be one of your favorites from this moment.

Tacos and salsa, one of the best combinations of Abelardo’s Mexican Fresh

To know the origins of this sauce we must go back to the pre-Columbian era when Mexico was occupied by the Aztecs, Mayans, and Incas. There are records in which where Mexican ancestors mixed peppers, tomatoes, and spices to give body to this rich sauce.

Nowadays, various ingredients have been added to create different sauces with flavors that range from the strongest spicy to the sweetest tones, all to delight diners' palates. Within the list of ingredients, poblano, de árbol, habanero, serrano, and jalapeño peppers stand out, to which the other flavors are added, but always maintaining the contrast between spicy and other flavors.

Other sauces for you

Onion, garlic, tomato and chili, 4 ingredients that serve as the main core for three types of sauces that also stand out within the flavors of Mexico. If roasted ingredients are added to this base, we will have as a result a roasted sauce; If, on the contrary, dry chiles such as huajilos and pasilla are added, it becomes a chili sauce. The last twist of flavor in this sauce is provided by tomatillos, green tomatoes that turn it into a citrus sauce.

With so many salsas we have talked about you are already hungry for sure, if so, you are always welcome at Abelardo's Mexican Fresh, remember our locations 2510 Ingersoll Ave Des Moines IA 50312 and 5525 Douglas Ave Des Moines IA 50310. You can visit us any day, from 8 am to 3 am, so you can enjoy our sauces, tacos, and burritos, always with the best taste of Mexico in Des Moines.