Homemade Chili Sauce

Andy Anderson !


Chili sauce is a staple in many of my recipes, and at this time of the year, it’s part of an appetizer that I use at Thanksgiving, and when we have our open house days during the holidays.

I am a fan of Heinz Chili Sauce; however, I like to make my own homemade version.

So, let’s make some chili sauce


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce (i like hunts)
  • 3 Tbsp
    tomato paste (hunts again)
  • 2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    each of: dry mustard, and chili powder
  • 1/4 c
    yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce

How to Make Homemade Chili Sauce


  1. Add all the ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a very light simmer.
  2. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the content of the saucepan to a blender, fitted with an S-blade, and then blend until completely smooth.
  4. Place the sauce in a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for several hours, or overnight before using.
  5. Chef’s Note: Many people use chili sauce in place of ketchup, and it is excellent on a good juicy burger, or hotdog.
  6. Chef's Note: The appitizer recipe I use this in is my mini meatballs in a grape/chili sauce recipe.

    The incorporation of this homemade sauce, and using my meatball recipe, makes for a wonderful treat for your guests.
  7. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Homemade Chili Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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