If you can’t handle the heat, stay out of the kitchen. Or at least when it comes to making hot sauce.
Not all of us are fans of foods that are supremely spicy, to which we ask a resounding “what kind of person are you?” (Just kidding, maybe).
For those who can handle a little spice, but only when paired with something sweet, meet your new favorite condiment: fruit-based hot sauce. The are not only easy to make, but also take full advantage of the beautiful produce that summer has to offer.
From pineapple and peach to mango and strawberry, we’ve gathered some of our favorite flavors to liven up your lackluster dishes. Scroll down to check them out.
Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce
You may not be taking that weekend getaway to the Bahamas, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the versatility of pineapple. Make this sauce while it’s seasonal and throw yourself an island-themed BBQ. Get the recipe.
Caribbean Jerk Peach Hot Sauce
Passion Fruit Hot Sauce
Strawberry Bourbon Habanero Hot Sauce
Despite the presence of strawberries, this one certainly packs a punch. Fiery habaneros paired with a strong bourbon? Just call us an Uber now. We’ll want to head straight home after dinner. Get the recipe.
Peach Hot Sauce
You don’t have to head down to Georgia for a dash of this sweet heat. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised if any Southern lady carries a bottle of this in her purse. It’s just that good. Get the recipe.
Mango Habañero Hot Sauce
Mango and habañero have been a match made in heaven for centuries. Now you get to oversee their nuptials within the comforts of your own kitchen. Get the recipe.
Cherry Bomb Hot Sauce