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Barbara's Hot Sauce

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"Texans love Mexican food, especially the hot sauce. We judge a Mexican restaurant by the hot sauce served before the meal. This is my version. Spices can be adjusted to taste."

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Original recipe makes 30 or more servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. In a large soup or stock pot, combine tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, cumin, salt, sugar, vinegar, garlic, tomato sauce, tomato paste, ketchup, and water (add enough water to bring the mixture to your desired consistency). Bring mixture to a slow boil, reduce heat and let simmer for at least 2 hours.
  2. Let the mixture cool completely, then pour into individual jars. Store in refrigerator. Will keep for several weeks.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 3 hrs
  • READY IN 3 hrs 20 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 19, 2006

This was exactly what I was looking for a great hot/taco sauce good enough for everyday use. Will double the jalapenos next time, and add more garlic too.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 19, 2007

Without knowing the ingredients, my husband tasted this and said, "It tastes ketchup-y." He's right. It's much too sweet for us. The ketchup really ruined it, in our opinion. I added more cumin and some onion powder to cut the sweetness. It helped, so the salsa is now palatable. But I will never make this again!

 

13 Ratings

Nov 02, 2005

This recipe was outstanding. If I could rate this more than a 5 it would be a 10 in my book. I added a little worchestire at the end and more peppers. My dad said (and he likes HOT sauce) this was the best he ever had. He has tried them all too. Very good! I will keep this as my secret too. ha!

 
Jul 24, 2003

Very good ! I added a few more Jalapeno peppers and Garlic, but overall a real good sauce. Thanks for the recipe.

 
Jun 26, 2007

It's a fine recipe, but it's not "Hot Sauce". Any Texan will tell you it's "SALSA". Hot sauce is a thinner, liquid puree consisting mainly of peppers, vinegar and salt commonly served in a small, long-necked bottle and used to enhance the flavor of foods. Salsa, on the other hand, is a more coarse mixture of peppers, tomatoes, onions, etc. commonly used as a dip with chips or eaten with mexican food.

 
Apr 04, 2005

The was a very good idea on how to make salsa. I usually make the fresh salsa but this has turned out to be much better. What makes it even better is, after cooking and it has cooled, put some into a blender and you have an amazing taco sauce to add to your easy to squeeze bottle. Very good!!!

 
Mar 20, 2009

Definitely NOT a hot sauce. I even doubled the Jalapeno's and it didn't help too much. It should be listed as a sugar ketchup recipe.

 
Jul 24, 2003

This is the best hot sauce. It does take a little time to simmer, but is well worth the wait. You can adjust the amount of heat with the amount of peppers you choose to use. This will keep in the fridge forever!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 40 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 701 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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