Garbage/Trash Plate Hot Sauce

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by la petite chef

From Upstate NY, The home of the garbage/trash plate. This Hot sauce is incredible!!! I make a ton of it and keep it warm in the crock while people serve themselves.

Top Review by Don K.

garbage trash plate is redundant - here in Rochester we simply say garbage plate better take the trash out

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, fry chopped onion and garlic in oil until soft.
  2. Add meat, stirring constantly with fork to keep it’s texture fine.
  3. Once the meat browns, add water and tomato paste. Simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Add sugar and spices. Simmer 30 minutes, adding water, if necessary to keep it moist but not soupy. Alternatively, you may use the griddle scrapings from cooking the patties to make this the Authentic Nick Tahou way.
  5. Enjoy a taste of Rochester, NY!

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