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Red Hot Homemade Ghost Chile Hot Sauce

Extremely hot! I did not use the ghost chile pepper seeds and this sauce was still really spicy. Ghost chile peppers are very fragrant, so while they are the hottest pepper in the world, they are incredibly flavorful and beautiful.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 6 ghost chiles
  • 1 small red bell pepper diced
  • 1 28- ounce can whole tomatoes pureed
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon organic sugar


  1. Wearing gloves, remove stems and seeds from ghost chiles.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes until vegetable are soft.
  3. Place in a blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Store in a glass jar or plastic container.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Frieda's.