Spicy Peanut Salsa

Salsa macha is a rich and flavorful sauce originating from Orizaba and Cordoba in the state of Veracruz. Unlike many classic Mexican table sauces, this one doesn’t have any tomatoes or tomatillos in it. The base of the salsa macha is so simple and yet so delicious – toasted dried chiles, oil, garlic and salt. Sometimes roasted peanuts or or sesame seeds are added to give it a nuttier flavor. These salsas tend to be spicy, are super easy to make and last a really long time in the fridge.
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