Old-Fashioned Chili Sauce Recipe

Old-Fashioned Chili Sauce picture


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Mustard seed1 Tablespoon
 Celery seed1 Tablespoon
 Cider vinegar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Boiling water500 Milliliter
 Ripe red tomatoes8 Pound
 Green peppers1 Pound
 Sweet red peppers1 Pound
 Celery3 Cup (48 tbs), coarsely chopped
 Onion3 Cup (48 tbs), coarsely chopped
 Granulated sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Light brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
 Salt2 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon sticks2 (3 Inch)
 Hot pepper2 , crushed
 Whole cloves2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3733 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.9%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 12245.3 mg510.2%

Total Carbohydrates 873 g290.9%

Dietary Fiber 81.9 g327.7%

Sugars 756.9 g

Protein 55 g110.5%

Vitamin A 965.9% Vitamin C 2427.5%

Calcium 116% Iron 141.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pour boiling water over tomatoes to cover let it stand several minutes, peel remove stems and chop tomatoes to measure about 3 quarts.
2. Wash drain peppers well, halve remove seeds and ribs and chop coarsely.

3. In a 12-quart kettle, combine chopped tomato, pepper, celery and onion with both kinds of sugar and the salt.
4. With long-handled wooden spoon stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
5. Bring to boiling and boil, uncovered for about 45 minutes.
6. Tie spices in a bag several thicknesses of cheese- cloth or muslin and add to vegetable mixture.
7. Boil uncovered and stirring occasionally for 30 minutes longer.
8. Add vinegar and boil 1 hour longer until of desired consistency.
9. Sterilize six 1-pint jars and leave in hot water until ready to fill.
10. Remove and discard spice bag.
11. Completing one jar at a time, ladle hot chili sauce into jars to within 1/2 inch of top.
12. Cap at once as manufacturer directs.

13. Use as side or use in other dishes as desired.