Smoky Red Pepper Crema Recipe

by Lisandro
Smoky red pepper crema

Smoky red pepper crema is a versatile condiment that can be used in many different ways. It’s perfect for topping tacos, enchiladas, or even just spreading on sandwiches. Plus, it’s really easy to do! All you need are roasted red peppers, sour cream, and a few other ingredients. Try making this dish the way I share below.

How To Make Smoky Red Pepper Crema

This smoky red pepper crema is perfect for topping tacos, enchiladas, or burritos. But it’s also great as a dip for chips or veggies. And of course, it’s delicious on sandwiches! This smoky red chili crema recipe is so easy and delicious! Hope you guys like it, please follow the steps below to prepare this dish


  • 1 roasted red pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Add all ingredients into a blender or food processor.

2. Puree until smooth.

3. Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary.

4. Serve immediately or store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days.


If you can’t find roasted red peppers, you can easily roast your own. Just place fresh red peppers on a baking sheet and roast at 400 degrees F for about 25 minutes, or until the skins are blackened. Allow to cool before peeling and using in this recipe.

If you want a thinner consistency, just add more milk until you reach the desired consistency.


All in all, this is an incredibly easy and delicious recipe that I will definitely make again. The smoky red chili crema adds a great flavor to the tacos and makes them really stand out. Please try to make this dish in the way shared by, good luck with your cooking.

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