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Homemade Hot Sauce


What better way to celebrate than with a homemade batch of hot sauce? Green chile peppers bring the heat in this recipe, which is mild. To adjust the heat, remove the pepper’s seeds or add more.

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For the Hot Sauce

  • 1/2 Pound tomatillos, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large white onion, minced
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 2 Cups sour cream
  • 1 Cup chicken broth
  • 8 Ounces spinach leaves, chopped
  • 6 Ounces green chile peppers of choice, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil


For the Hot Sauce

  • In a large saucepan, cook the onion in olive oil over medium heat until tender and translucent.
  • Add remaining ingredients except for chicken broth and sour cream. Cover 5 minutes. Stir.
  • Add mixture to a blender along with chicken broth. Process until smooth.
  • Return to saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, 10 minutes.
  • Stir in sour cream.
  • Remove from heat. Read to serve!