5 Best Mexican Dips And Sauces That Pair Well With Every Food
- Ritisha Garg
Updated : January 27, 2022 14:01 IST
You can now pair your bowl of nachos and chips with these tantalizing Mexican sauces that are waiting for you below.
Mexican cuisine is a complex and ancient cuisine that gifted the world with some of their best dishes namely tacos, burritos and nachos. Well, is all this popular cuisine about? The answer is a straight no. Mexican cuisine is an important aspect of the culture, social structure and popular traditions of Mexico. Such a connection can be described with the use of 'mole' during special occasions and holidays. Mole is a term used for sauces in Mexico. Most dishes in Mexico are defined by their sauces. After all, dips and sauces do the work of enhancing the flavors and amping it up. Infact, not just Mexican cuisine, sauces are an essential element in cuisines all over the world. They are easy to make and can be whipped up in a jiffy with just a handful of ingredients and minimal effort. When it comes to Mexican dips, they are generally savory. This is because of how Mexican food has maintained a reputation for being spicy and filled with fiery flavors. Without further ado, here are top 5 Mexican dips and sauces you must try.
Guacamole is one of the popular Mexican dips that developed and came into being somewhere in the 19th century. It is a rich, greeny avocado-based dip that is traditionally made by mashing peeled and ripe avocados and mixing it with salt, lime juice, cilantro, onions, and jalapeños.
Who hasn’t heard of salsa sauce? It is a well-known dip that is mainly enjoyed with a bowl of nachos. It is a bright, red colored sauce that is whipped up using tomatoes, chili peppers, onion, garlic and fresh cilantro.
3. Queso Dip
Chile con queso, better known as queso, is another famous dip worldwide. It is a prominent part of Tex-Mex cuisine that initially originated in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Queso is an ultra creamy and smooth sauce that is made with a blend of melted cheeses.
4. Mexican Fiesta Dip
This is a savory sauce or dip that is prepared with tons of ingredients. Unlike most dips, beans are used while making this condiment.