Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 min

Remember the 'wild sauce' that Taco Bell used to have back in the 90's? It was spicy hot and intensely flavorful.. I was disappointed when they discontinued it, and have tried many attempts at reproducing it - and I think I've got it close, here.. I do believe this tastes as good as I remembered .. Use of Tabasco is key, so no substitutes - it just won't be the same..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the tomato paste and water in a saucepan; whisk until smooth.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the tomato mixture; bring to a boil, and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Store in refrigerator.


Most Helpful

Great job duplicating this recipe! It is very close to how i remember it.

mario December 21, 2008

Hi Steve!! I didn't know this was your recipe till I was ready to rate it! Great sauce!! I can't tell ya how many times I've made it.. I'm guessing 6 times in a week. Our neighbors had me make it twice. I finally printed the recipe off for them. I made it, as it was posted. No changes. Except for today... I was low on onion flakes.. That didn't seem to make a huge change. In place, I added a bit of onion soup mix (the dry stuff.) lol My DH said this is THE best hot sauce I ever made! *YAY* Huge high 5 to you! Its good stuff.. Sorry my pic isn't the best. I'm lucky I got one. This sauce goes FAST in my house. DD puts it on everything. Neighbors LOVE it. This deserves more than 5 stars!! Thanks for sharing. :)

Linajjac August 23, 2008

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