Hot Pepper Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Grind Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 habanera chilli, minced
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground white pepper

How to Make Hot Pepper Sauce

  • In a saucepan, over low heat, warm the oil.
  • Add onion, cumin, cayenne, and 1/2 tsp salt and saute until the onions start to caramelize, for about 8 mins.
  • Stir in the garlic and chilli and saute another two minutes.
  • Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, vinegar and water.
  • Mix well and simmer until it starts to thicken, for about 5-7 mins.
  • Transfer ingredients to a blender, add pepper if required and puree to a smooth paste.
  • Add more salt, if desired.