Homemade Hot Sauce

Homemade Hot Sauce
Staff Writer
The essential cold summer soup from Spain, gazpacho is made with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and country bread soaked in olive oil.

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

 Gazpacho is a Spanish classic, best made when juicy tomatoes are in season.

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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1
Servings
2171
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

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!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
191g
100%
Sugar
27g
30%
Saturated Fat
131g
100%
Cholesterol
341mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
61g
47%
Protein
70g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
2099µg
100%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
35mg
47%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1501µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
1080mg
100%
Choline, total
257mg
60%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
20g
80%
Fluoride, F
12µg
0%
Folate, total
348µg
87%
Iron, Fe
23mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
392mg
100%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
18mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
979mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
70µg
100%
Sodium, Na
1872mg
100%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
4µg
27%
Water
1000g
37%
Zinc, Zn
10mg
100%

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Sauce Cooking Tip

When reducing a sauces be sure to keep an eye out and not let it burn. For extra shine in your sauce, add a pat of butter at the end.