10 Amazing Cholula Hot Sauce Recipes

10 Amazing Cholula Hot Sauce Recipes

The Aztecs began cultivating chili’s as early as 7000 BC, using them in cooking, medicine, and even warfare.

Chilies have come to be closely tied to the rich culture and cuisine that has come to be associated with the region. Hot sauce is one of the many ways chilies are used to bring flavor to dishes, and it can be found everywhere.

Hot sauce features in dishes from all over the world, as delicious with meat as it is in a cocktail.

Cholula is an iconic name in hot sauce, having being introduced to the American market in 1989, its reputation and popularity have continued to grow.

Their sauce is made in Mexico and is named after the oldest inhabited city in North America. Cholula Hot Sauce comes from an old family recipe that’s been passed down through multiple generations.

Native Arbol and pequin peppers are blended with regional spices to create a distinctive flavor.

The companies range has expanded to include Original, Green Pepper, Sweet Habanero, Chipotle, Chili Lime, Chili Garlic as well as Mexicali and Caliente Wing Sauces.

Cholula can be added to a wealth of dishes to suit any time of day, occasion, or desire. Read on for 10 Amazing Cholula Hot Sauce Recipes.

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Black Eyed Peas are a delicious and nutritious food that’s an excellent energy source, rich in fiber and protein.

They can also aid heart health and promote digestive health. A versatile food that works in numerous dishes and can be an exceptional meat replacement for those on a plant-based diet.

This fantastic recipe from Carla Hall over at Epicurious pays homage to the Black Eyed Peas’ place in African-American culture.

This ‘sitting salad’ combines hot sauced soaked peas with fresh and crunchy salad, a vibrant and lively sensation on the palette, with the hot sauce a real presence.

Cheddar & Cholula Turkey Burgers

Although we often associate turkey with Thanksgiving or Christmas, there are many ways to incorporate turkey into your regular diet.

It has less cholesterol and sodium than chicken, is an incredibly rich source of protein, whilst it contains zinc and B vitamins.

Burgers are something of a cultural phenomenon, with people making them out of everything and anything as they seek to bring something different to the table.

These tempting cheddar and Cholula turkey burgers from Caroline Chambers are absolutely packed with nutrients and flavor.

A delicious Cholula sauce tops succulent turkey and cheese patties, served with grilled summer squash.

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bagel W/ Cholula Hollandaise

How do you like your eggs in the morning? Bacon and eggs are a legendary breakfast combination that tantalizes taste buds and rejuvenates weary individuals across the globe.

There is something special about the sizzle of the bacon and the aromas that fill a kitchen when it’s cooking.

One way to enjoy bacon and eggs with the added spice of Cholula is with this spectacular breakfast bagel from Jessica Halverstadt at Tao of Spice.

An interesting twist on Eggs Benedict, this bagel is absolutely loaded. The awesome Cholula hollandaise tops bacon, an egg patty, cheddar cheese, fresh tomato, and arugula.

Cholula Battered Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

People in the U.S. have been chowing down on tacos since 1905 when Mexican migrants were working on the railroads.

Mexican food and its influence are prominent throughout the U.S. and it’s revered worldwide for their flavors, aromas, and charming traditions.

Cauliflower is rich in nutrients, high in fiber, vitamins B and C and contains high concentrations of antioxidants.

A versatile food, many chefs are using it as a meat replacement for BBQ recipes, and it’s a popular base for vegan pizza.

These Cholula battered crispy cauliflower tacos are an alluring twist on a Mexican tradition. The heat from the cauliflower beautifully complements the avocado, shredded cabbage, fresh cilantro, and lime.

Andouille, Corn And Scallion Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a dish that’s as rich in history as it is in flavor.

An Italian cookbook from the 13th century includes a recipe called de lasanis that is believed to be the first macaroni and cheese recipe.

A never-ending array of chefs and enthusiastic cooks are always looking to add their own touch to this well-loved dish.

This recipe comes directly from the folks at Cholula and is just one of many recipes that’s available for free on their website.

The addition of Andouille smoked sausage and Cholula Chili Lime Hot Sauce provides a deeply rich and vivid variation of a classic.

Mexican Rice Salad W/ Cholula & Lime Dressing

Mexican Rice Salad w Cholula & Lime Dressing

Rice salad is a wonderful all-around dish that provides nutrition and sustenance without being too heavy on the stomach.

This recipe comes from a Cholula Hot Sauce feature on Kitchen Nine. A hearty and healthy salad that displays the finest of traditional flavors.

Rice and corn provide the base of the meal, with red, yellow, and green capsicum alongside juicy tomatoes and diced pineapple bringing a fresh vibrancy to the dish.

The lively Cholula and lime dressing is drizzled over the salad before serving.

Honey Cholula Wings

In 1977, the city of Buffalo declared July 29th as Chicken Wing Day in honor of Anchor Bar co-owner Frank Bellissimo.

In the time since, wings have become one of the most popular dishes at home, in bars, and in restaurants nationwide.

Wings are popular in part for their ability to absorb and retain such a wide variety of flavors and textures.

Take a peek at the awesome Honey Cholula Wings from For The Wing. Cholula is used for both the marinade and the sauce, ensuring a dish that packs some tingly heat.

For the sauce, the combination of the sweet, sticky honey with the hot Cholula creates a sizzling sensation in the mouth.

Chili Lime Chorizo Pizza

Pizza is revered and adored from the streets of Rome to Downtown New York, from Sweden to Vietnam.

Adopted by cultures worldwide, the basic premise of the baked dough base with cheese and tomato is as delicious as it is iconic.

Ordering in is great, but there’s nothing quite like making your own pizza from scratch.

This chili lime chorizo pizza from Isabel at Isabel Eats combines the best of traditional pizza whilst infusing hot and lively Mexican flavors.

Cholula Chili Lime Hot Sauce is used in the pizza sauce, though additional drizzling on top of the pizza is recommended.

Torchlight Cocktail

Hot sauce isn’t only for adding to delicious food, it’s also widely used to add a warm presence or hot kick to numerous drinks and cocktails.

One such cocktail is the Torchlight, which was created at Little Branch in New York City. White rum or tequila is mixed with honey syrup, fresh lime juice, cayenne pepper, and Cholula hot sauce.

A delectable drink that is both sweet and spicy, whilst it goes down smoothly with a little heat.

Pineapple Jalapeño Cocktail

The next spicy cocktail is the stunning-looking Pineapple Jalapeño Cocktail via Chris Wilson at Maxim.

In his article, he lists three fabulous Cholula-inspired cocktails from Alberto Ontiveros, bartender at Mundo Cuervo in Tequila, Mexico. If anyone knows how to combine two of Mexico’s finest exports in tequila and hot sauce, then Alberto is this man.

This cocktail blends Silver Tequila with a liberal dashing of Cholula Green Pepper Hot Sauce, fresh pineapple, coriander, lemon juice, and Angostura bitters.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are some amazing, delicious ways to use Cholula hot sauce.

From spicing up a salad to bringing an interesting drink to your next cocktail party – there is something for everyone!

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