Smoky Apricot Hot Sauce


A combination of apricot preserves, jalapeno peppers, and spices bring together some heat in this savory hot sauce.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 cups


  • 1 cup water

  • cup apple cider vinegar

  • 3 fresh jalapeno peppers, sliced

  • 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup apricot preserves


  1. Combine water, vinegar, jalapenos, garlic, paprika, and salt in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Transfer mixture to a blender and add apricot preserves; puree until smooth.

  3. Allow pepper mixture to cool; pour into a glass jar with a lid. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

52 Calories
0g Fat
13g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 52
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 154mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 31mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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