ranchero sauce

Pronunciation: [ran-CHEH-roh; rahn-CHEH-roh]

A picant tomato-based sauce that includes onions, green chiles such as serranos or jalapeños and seasonings. This Mexican salsa is most often associated with the dish, huevos rancheros.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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