Salsa Borracha (Drunk Salsa)


"This is a special salsa that you can serve with Mexican tacos, fajitas, chicken or over eggs. I am from Mexico and we love it !!!. Viva Mexico! Leave the seeds in the peppers for a spicier salsa."


20 m servings 38 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 38 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the tomatoes and jalapenos into a saucepan, and pour the beer over them. Add enough water so that the tomatoes and jalapenos are covered. Simmer over medium heat until soft. Remove from heat, and let cool slightly.
  2. Transfer the tomatoes and jalapenos to a blender, and add the garlic and onion. Pulse until well blended. Add some of the cooking liquid to help with blending if necessary. Taste, and season with salt.
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  1. 29 Ratings


This was good..The BIGGEST tip (told to me by my hispanic neighbor) is to only boil the ingredients for about 6-8 minutes or you loose the flavor. I also though it was very bland and made a few...

this recipe turned out like this nasty smelling, hot puree...notznything like a salsa at all...really disgusting

Giving this one a "3" for one reason that others have noted: Simmering the tomatoes & peppers sucks the flavor out of them. I used 7 jalapenos and 3 serrano peppers and boiled them in the be...

Sorry...I had such high hopes for this recipe. I make salsa a lot so I wanted to try this one. The boiling of the jalepenos takes the flavor and spice out of the entire sauce. It was really blan...

I will say that this recipe is different from the normal salsa that I usually make, but it is delicious. I added all ten jalapeno peppers, but I only added the seeds of five of them. I also ad...

I was simply not impressed. The beer almost ruined the flavor for me and there was NO spicy to this salsa.

Yum! All 5 loved it and my kids don't even like fresh tomtoes. Definately don't overcook the tomatoes.

This is the best salsa I have ever made! It tastes like the kind you get in Mexican Restaurants. Thank you for sharing this recipe!! I did add cilantro and backed off the peppers. Everyone r...

this turns out much better if you roast the peppers first. i seeded them a bit but left a few for more heat. also like others have said, i added much more garlic and onion. i also usually add so...