Zesty Mayo

Carolyn Haas


I wanted a flavored sour cream or crema type sauce to serve over Sonoran Hot Dogs. This is a combination of several recipes and lightened up a bit by using lower fat mayonnaise. Make sure you mince the cilantro very finely - just the leaves, not stems, so that it will not get stuck in the squirt bottle!


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10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1/4 c
    light mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely minced cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk, or as needed

How to Make Zesty Mayo


  1. Mix all ingredients together, except milk.
  2. Check consistency. If the consistency is too thick, stir in milk a little at a time. I put mine in a squeeze bottle, so I used a little more than a tablespoon of milk.

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About Zesty Mayo

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cilantro #mexican

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