Homemade Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe


  • 4 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 cup of diced red onion
  • 3 cups of diced tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium chili peppers
  • 4 habanero peppers, seeded
  • 1 cup of distilled white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar


  1. Over medium heat in a large saucepan, heat oil and add the onion, chili peppers, habanero peppers and garlic. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the onions begin to brown. Stir continuously.
  2. Reduce heat. Add the vinegar, tomatoes, salt and sugar. Stir until the tomatoes break down. Roughly 6 minutes.
  3. Place mixture in blender and blend until a puree is formed.
  4. Pour mixture through a fine mesh sieve.
  5. Let mixture cool for an hour.

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2 Responses to “Homemade Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe”

  1. dan vanderveen said:

    Sep 29, 12 at 12:34 pm

    can the vinegar be substituted for water? or lower the amount and combine with water? Just asking because i am liking the recipe so far…i would just prefer lower amounts of vinegar.

  2. Chris said:

    Oct 04, 12 at 8:51 pm

    yes, you can substitute some of the viegar with water.

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