Three Natural Ingredients. A Five-Generation Labor of Love.

TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce owes much of its unique, pungent flavor to the handcrafted way it’s been made for over 140 years. Equally important is the heart of the one family who created this world-famous sauce as a labor of love.

In 1868, Edmund McIlhenny mixed up his own personal pepper sauce recipe with three natural ingredients: fully aged red peppers, salt from Avery Island, Louisiana, and high-quality, distilled vinegar. Decades of competing recipes have only confirmed that the flavor of McIlhenny’s recipe could not be surpassed, and today TABASCO® Original Red Sauce is still made in essentially the same way.

Our most versatile sauce.

Why has TABASCO® Sauce become so popular the world over? It’s simple: put it on any food you like, and it’ll make you like it even more! Because TABASCO® Sauce brings out a food’s flavor while adding a peppery punch of its own. Splash it on everything from Mexican food to Italian, seafood to sandwich spreads, Eggs Benedict to Bloody Marys!

Ideas

Here’s a secret to the success of TABASCO® Sauce: instead of overpowering food’s flavors, it enhances them. Use it on anything you like!

  • Substitute a teaspoon of TABASCO® Sauce for black pepper when making Hollandaise sauce for Eggs Benedict.
  • Add one teaspoon per 2-3 eggs to water or milk when you’re scrambling them.
  • Like your eggs fried? Enhance their flavor by shaking on a few drops of TABASCO® Sauce.
  • Generously splash TABASCO® Sauce on toasted bagels with cream cheese, and your generosity will be rewarded with flavor.
  • For a veggie dip: in a small bowl, stir together 1 cup mayo, 1 tablespoon ketchup and 1 teaspoon TABASCO® Sauce.
  • TABASCO® Sauce is simpatico with all Mexican dishes. Sprinkle it on nachos, tacos, chili, tostadas, enchiladas and burritos.
  • TABASCO® Sauce adds pizzazz to any kind of pizza. Just splash some on your favorite pie.
  • Give prepared pasta sauces a tasty finishing touch: stir in 1/2 teaspoon or more of TABASCO® Sauce when heating.
  • Hold the salt and pepper: TABASCO® Sauce instantly brings hash browns and home fries to life.
  • A few drops of TABASCO® Sauce make a BLT rate an A+ and also spice up cheese, chicken, turkey and roast beef sandwiches.
  • Mix it with mayo, ranch dressing or your favorite sandwich spread to give it that extra kick.
  • Splash TABASCO® Sauce on after sautéing or broiling halibut, redfish, sole, salmon, swordfish or tuna. Or just sprinkle it on fish and chips.
  • Mac and cheese is even more comforting with our sauce.
  • Like TABASCO® Sauce, gumbo and jambalaya originated in southern Louisiana, so our sauce naturally brings out their best.
  • Stir it into melted butter and brush on toasted bread, grilled meat or steamed vegetables.
  • TABASCO® Sauce has been adding just the right spice to Bloody Marys ever since the drink was introduced in the United States back in 1934!
  • In chili recipes, consider it to be chili powder’s sidekick—and we do mean kick!

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  • Name: Clint
    Date: April 24th, 2016
    We use Tabasco Pepper Sauce nearly every day and have for decades. I understand the desire to occasionally freshen an image, but in the interest of doing that, you recently fixed what wasn't broke. I'm referring to the new label. The old, green and red print on the white background stood out. In the new one, the lettering doesn't stand out on the background (try to read 'made in U.S.A.) and on a food shelf with other bottles, Tabasco no longer stands out against, for instance, Cholula. A mistake, much as Coke has made from time to time and they've usually corrected. I hope you do too.
  • Name: Amado
    Date: April 8th, 2016
    I hadn't bought Tabasco pepper sauce for a few years cause I went mostly to homemade hot sauces. Recently though I thought I'd buy a bottle and to my surprise I thought I was eating bad food, but I tried the food without the sauce and found that the problem was the sauce. I didn't think the sauce could go bad cause I've had little souvenir bottles from your souvenir shop for a few years and then used it and it was good, the way it should taste. I'll be disappointed if you've changed your recipe or your quality control has gone further south.
  • Name: KEVIN Almoney
    Date: April 7th, 2016
    Can't find green pepper sauce in York county Pa
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