Spicy Crema

Spicy Crema
Prep time: 5 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesTotal time: 35 minutes


This is the simplest condiment that will instantly cool the heat of a good taco. Try on Vegetarian Bean & Kale Tacos or Chipotle Pork Tacos. It would also work as a dip for tortilla chips or as salad dressing for spicy greens like arugula or watercress.


1 cup
sour cream
3/4 teaspoon
chili powder
1/4 teaspoon
garlic powder
juice and zest of 1 lime
pinch of salt


Combine sour cream with chile and garlic powders, lime zest and juice and salt.  Adjust seasoning as necessary with more lime juice and salt.