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The Best Cilantro Lime Crema Sauce For Tacos

This delicious cilantro lime sauce will take your mexican dish to a whole new level.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 32 1/8 cup
Calories 40 kcal


  • Food Proccesor



  • 1 Cup Mayo
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream (plain greek yogurt can be substituted as well)


  • 1 1/2 Limes Juice from limes or 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 bunches Cilantro (use the leaves, not the stems)
  • 1 Jalapeno deseeded, (Adjust to taste)
  • 3/4 cup Onion slightly chopped, (red onion, yellow onion, or white onion all work well. Green onions are not suggested.)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Garlic minced fresh


  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add all ingredients to food proccessor
  • Process till large chunks are cut up and the consitency is smooth
  • Store in a quart size mason jar


Can be made dairy-free by using Sour Cream Plant-Based Alternative and dairy-free mayonnaise. 
Keyword cilantro, costco, crema, gluten free, lime, make dairy free, saucce