Herdez Salsa Casera and Ranchera Review

Herdez Salsas are great go-to’s for quick, mexican sauce and salsa flavor. These are 2 cans of sauce you should have in your pantry for a quick fix of fresh tasting salsa goodness!

Herdez Salsa Casera Mexicana Picante – Casera means “homemade”. This salsa is thin and chunky, like a pico de gallo.  Made with tomatoes, onions, serrano peppers, salt and cilantro… it’s a simple salsa that works on everything you can imagine.  Eggs, tacos, pizza and as a dipping salsa with tortilla chips.  It’s a quick, out of the can salsa that just works. Heat Level = medium

Herdez Salsa Ranchera Mexicana – This sauce is much more pureed and thick and dark. It truly is a “sauce” and not a salsa. Comprised of tomatoe puree, jalapenos, vinegar, anchos, onions, cascabels, garlic, salt, oil, bay leaves and spices… it’s a thick, delicious sauce that is great on enchiladas, tacos, steaks, nachos or any food where you want a thick, deep dark hot sauce poured on. I’m having it on a baked potato tonite! Heat Level = medium hot

Ingredients: Salsa Casera: tomatoes, onions, serrano peppers, iodized salt and cilantro

Ingredients: Salsa Ranchera: tomatoe puree, jalapeno peppers, vinegar, ancho peppers, onions, cascabel peppers, garlic, iodized salt, soybean oil, bay leaves, spices and 0.1% of sodium benzoate as preservative

You can purchase these great salsas with these links:

Let me know if you use these or not, and how much you like them!

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  1. @GenghisPhlip – I know. It’s crazy what the 2 languages mean to each other.

    Pico de Gallo – rooster’s beak or pick of the house, which is it?

    And do you cringe when you hear Americans say ” Chi-poat-lee” instead of “chee-poat’-lay”?

    Thanks for stopping by. I could use a Mexicano Amigo to help me out!

  2. You are right on about Herdez Salsa Casera. I have been touting this to friends for years, it’s simply the best on the grocer’s shelf.

    1. Hey very cool, bogart. They really are a great line of “go-to” sauces, off the shelf, toss them into recipes and you are good to go.

      Thanks for commenting and stopping by HSD!

      Check out the podcast we do at HotSauceWeekly.com


  3. Wow…Herdez is expensive online! I’m in Chicago, and I get it in neighborhood Mexican grocery stores for about 75 cents a can or less.

    1. LOL, yes Laura it is pricy online… but in our local stores it runs about $1.29 or so. Thanks for reading!

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