Go Back
+ servings
Basic Jalapeno Hot Sauce

Basic Jalapeño Hot Sauce

A delicious, medium-heat hot sauce - great for experimentation
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 30 servings
Calories 6kcal


  • 20 jalapeño peppers sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  • Saute the oil, jalapeño peppers, onions, garlic, and salt in a sauce pan over high hight for 4 minutes.
  • Pour water into the mix and cook, stirring often, for 20 minutes.
  • Take pan off heat and let the mixture cool down to room temperature.
  • Puree the mix in a food processor until it's completely smooth.
  • Keep the processor running and add in the distilled white vinegar until completely mixed.
  • Place into a jar or bottle.



Hot sauces will keep for many months (6 months +). It's best to refrigerate the hot sauce to help preserve it and keep its flavors intact.


Calories: 6kcal | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 28mg | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 11.4mg | Calcium: 3mg