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Border Sauce - Mild
Taco Bell Restaurant Copycat Recipe

3 cups water
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 6-ounce can tomato paste
3 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
4 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Dissolve cornstarch in water in a medium saucepan. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and cover until cool. Keep in a covered container in the refrigerator to store.  Makes 3 cups.

Border Sauce - Fire
Taco Bell Restaurant Copycat Recipe

1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
3 cups water
3 tablespoons vinegar
3 tablespoons canned jalapeno slices, finely minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 dash garlic powder

Combine the tomato paste with the water in a medium saucepan and whisk until smooth.
Add the remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Heat mixture over medium high heat until it begins to boil. Continue to cook for about 3 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat.
When sauce has cooled, pour it into a sealed container and refrigerate. Makes 3 cups.
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