Four Surprisingly Tasty Uses for Hot Sauce

Daniela Kelly December 23, 2018
 Four Surprisingly Tasty Uses for Hot Sauce

Hot sauce is a condiment that’s greatly overlooked. Almost every pantry has at least one bottle of this fiery hot liquid. How do you use it? Most of you reading this will add a dash or two to chili or Mexican dishes. Hopefully, after reading this, you’ll have a few more things to add hot sauce to. Here we’re going to talk about some unique things to add hot sauce to. You probably won’t think of hot sauce the same way again after reading these exciting new ideas.

Add a dash or two of hot sauce to make popcorn more exciting

Popcorn is an excellent snack for those who are on a diet. You can control every aspect of how healthy it is. The big problem with popcorn is that it can be quite bland without loads of salt or butter. How can you make popcorn tasty without adding a whole lot of calories and fat with butter? Add a few dashes of hot sauce to your popcorn before eating it. You’ll be surprised by how exciting the flavor has become. All it takes is a dash or two to turn a boring bowl of popcorn into a delicious, exciting snack.

Spice up your hummus with hot sauce

Hummus is all the rage these days. It’s a healthy high protein snack that hits all the right spots when you’re in the mood for something different. Want to make it even more exciting? You’ll be amazed by what a few dashes of hot sauce can do. You can add a little hot sauce or a lot. You’re in total control, and that’s why it can make hummus so exciting. You can even separate the hummus into different portions if there are those in your family who like foods spicier than you do. Just add the desired amount of hot sauce and start dipping your favorite bread or vegetables.

Waken up your salad dressings

Salad is another one of those healthy things that can easily become incredibly boring. The wrong thing to do is to load your salad down with high-fat dressings. Doing so takes away all of the healthy characteristics of salad. Instead, add some hot sauce to your dressing. Make sure you stir the dressing well before adding it to your salad. Doing so will ensure that every bite will contain the exciting flavor of the hot sauce.

Wake up to an exciting bowl of oatmeal

Are we going to suggest that you add hot sauce to oatmeal? You better believe we are! The spicy kick of hot sauce goes amazingly well with oatmeal. This is one of those things that you have to try before you knock it. You can always put a dash of hot sauce in the corner of the bowl and try it. That way you’re not contaminating the entire bowl if you don’t like it. Every oatmeal lover out there should try this at least once. You’ll never think of your favorite breakfast cereal the same way again.

Who knew hot sauce was so versatile?

You’ve probably eaten hot sauce a thousand times or more. Never once have you ever thought about doing anything like what we talked about above. Hot sauce is one of those things that you either love or hate. If you’re a lover of the fiery hot liquid, then you probably like the idea of adding it to new things. Give these suggestions a try and see what you think of them. You might be surprised to learn just how great hot sauce can make these foods that can use a little spicing up.