Quesadilla Jalapeno Spread

Quesadilla Jalapeno Spread


"This is a delicious creamy jalapeno spread to use on quesadillas, tacos, or whatever you want. It tastes just like the one on Taco Bell's quesadillas."


15 m servings 70 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 70 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 149 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a blender or food processor, mix together the mayonnaise, diced jalapenos, jalapeno juice, cumin, sugar, paprika, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. Blend until smooth and jalapeno is completely pureed, about 1 minute. Season to taste with salt, as needed.
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  1. 86 Ratings


My husband and I are OBSESSED with Taco Bell jalapeno sauce, so we were skeptical that this would not match up. Wrong- it is absolutely fabulous!!! It is just as good made with light mayo, to...

This is a new staple at my house!!!I got a quesadilla maker for xmas and couldnt wait to try this out-does taste just like taco bells.I scaled the recipe to make a full cups worth and everyone w...

really really good! left out the jalapenos, added cayenne pepper sauce and lime juice. also mixed in sour cream with the mayo. spread it on quesdaillas before toasting, then dipped them in it af...

This did taste exactly like the taco bell sauce in the quesadilla. I wish I read the reviews prior to making it.

Fantastic! I doubled the peppers (used fresh jalapeno/habenero/green pepper mix) and used green pepper juice instead. Really spicy like we love it - very versatile sauce. Try dipping corn on t...

I used this in place of sour cream with my quesadillas. I was surprised that it was not as flavorful as I thought it would be, but not bad. I think I'll stick with sour cream next time, though!

This spread REALLY kicked my quesadillas up a notch. A little bit goes a long way, but I quadrupled the recipe to make a bunch. Might be good on a burger or chicken sandwich too!

I have made chicken quesadillas several times for my family. I tried this addition tonight for the first time and everyone said they were the best I have ever made. I put a thin layer on each to...

I really liked it, I didn't have jalapenos in cans therefore no juice so I just used fresh jalapenos. It was great neverthe;ess. Oh and I used Taco Seasoning in it too. Great for Chicken Quesadi...