Spicy Lime Sauce Recipe

Staff Writer
Spicy Lime Sauce Recipe
Sayre Van Young


This spicy lime sauce pairs is meant to be paired with the Feijoada recipe.

Adapted from "A Reader's Cookbook" by Judith Choate.

Deliver Ingredients


1 1/2 pounds fresh plum tomatoes, peeled, cored and seeded

1 jalapeño chile, trimmed and seeded (or to taste)

1 cup chopped red onions

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1/2 cup olive oil


Combine the tomatoes, chile, onions, garlic, and cilantro in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Process, using quick on-and-off turns, until the mixture is almost smooth.

Scrape the tomato mixture into a serving bowl. Stir in the orange and lime juices. Add the olive oil, whisking to blend. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

The sauce may also be stored, tightly covered and refrigerated, for up to 1 week.

Lime Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lime Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.