Taco Bell Hot Sauce

READY IN: 8mins
Recipe by JustaQT

originally from Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur http://www.topsecretrecipes.com

Top Review by jimpeterson

This tastes like Campbell Tomato soup with cayenne pepper. Save your money.
And, anyone who says it tastes like Taco Bell hot sauce, has never been to Taco Bell.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the tomato paste with the water in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir until smooth.
  3. Add the cayenne pepper; chili powder, salt cornstarch, vinegar, and dried onion and stir.
  4. Chop the jalapeno slices very fine.
  5. You can use a food processor, but don't puree.
  6. The best kind of jalapenos to use are those bottled for nachos or pizza.
  7. Add them to the mixture.
  8. Heat the mixture to boiling.
  9. Continue to stir about 3 minutes and remove from heat.
  10. Let the sauce stand until cool, and then put in a tightly sealed container and refrigerate.
  11. This will last for 1 to 2 months.

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