Salsa Rosa: A Creamy Spanish Cocktail Sauce

Salsa rosa
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  • 7 mins
  • Prep: 7 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings

Pink sauce, known in Spanish as salsa rosa, is very good served with cold langoustines or any shellfish as a first course. This sauce is creamy and just slightly sweet, but with a bit of a bite from the Tabasco sauce. It's like a Spanish version of cocktail sauce, but creamier.


What You'll Need

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup catsup
  • 1 tbsp. brandy
  • 3 to 4 drops of Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

How to Make It

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix with a fork or wire whisk until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add additional Tabasco sauce and salt to taste.
  3. Serve in a bowl.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 312
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Sodium 481 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)