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13 Awesome Ways To Use Hot Sauce

Try the unconventional. SO MANY THINGS taste better spiced up with Taco Bell sauce. Now that it's available in bottles, the possibilities are ENDLESS.

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1. Add a splash to your favorite ice cream recipe.

Spicy, sweet, creamy, intense. Best paired with vanilla, chocolate, or peach.
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Spicy, sweet, creamy, intense. Best paired with vanilla, chocolate, or peach.

2. Try it over fruit salad.

Such an awesome flavor punch.
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Such an awesome flavor punch.

3. Casually douse your sandwiches.

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4. Add it to some chocolate mole sauce with chicken.

Chocolate + chili = heaven.
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Chocolate + chili = heaven.

5. How about a refreshing spicy lemonade?

Hot sauce + lemonade + salt. Add lychees for an extra flavor punch. Also tastes great as a sorbet.
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Hot sauce + lemonade + salt. Add lychees for an extra flavor punch. Also tastes great as a sorbet.

6. Apply liberally to popcorn.

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7. Swirl it into soup!

Recommended pairing: butternut squash soup.
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Recommended pairing: butternut squash soup.

8. Whip it up with heavy cream.

Intense whipped cream. Perfect with cornbread or savory pancakes.
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Intense whipped cream. Perfect with cornbread or savory pancakes.

9. Sprinkle over raw oysters.

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Adds a nice acidity, heat, AND kills a small amount of bacteria.

10. Add a spoonful to pickling or brining solutions.

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11. Stir with honey and smother over chicken and waffles.

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12. Add a dash to caramel and drizzle over your dessert of choice.

The BEST way to top off a meal.
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The BEST way to top off a meal.

13. Mix it in with other condiments!

Spicy mayo. Spicy ketchup. Spicy ranch. Spicy BBQ sauce. Spicy marinara. The goodness never ends.
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Spicy mayo. Spicy ketchup. Spicy ranch. Spicy BBQ sauce. Spicy marinara. The goodness never ends.

There's only so much you can do with a packet of sauce. With Taco Bell hot sauce in the bottle, you can improve EVERY meal.