Spicy Calabrian Sauce Recipe

Want to spice your food up? If yes, then there can nothing be better than Calabrian sauce. In this post, let’s see how you can make the Calabrian sauce at home in a snap. Keep reading.

Calabrian Sauce

The Calabrian sauce is a 3-ingredient recipe that can be prepared by blending Calabrian chili, garlic cloves, and olive oil in a blender. You can store it in a jar for later use. 

The main ingredient used in the sauce is the Calabrian chili peppers, which are found in Italy. I personally like to pair the sauce with Italian food like pizza and pasta, but you can use it with any of your food.

You can enjoy this sauce with a pizza, scrambled eggs, or you can just swipe it over your toast. Let’s check out how to prepare this hot sauce at home with no preservatives. Starting up with the list of ingredients.

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What Equipment Will You Need To Make Calabrian Sauce?

  • Food Processor – Blend all the elements in a food processor until you reach desired consistency.
  • Airtight Container – Store the Calabrian sauce in an airtight container.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Calabrian Sauce?

Preparation Time Cooking Time Total Time
5 Minutes 5 Minutes 10 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Calabrian Sauce?

  • Calabrian Chili – For making the Calabrian paste, take some Calabrian chili and blend then nicely with other elements.
  • Peeled Garlic Cloves – Garlic cloves will bring out an aromatic blend of flavors to the Calabrian sauce.
  • Olive Oil – Adding oil to the paste will retain the moisture. Moreover, it is rich in antioxidants and helps in fighting against infections.
Calabrian Sauce

Steps To Make Calabrian Sauce

1. It’s Done!

Take a blender to prepare the Calabrian sauce by merging all the components. Add Calabrian chili, garlic cloves, and olive oil in it. Blend to form a smooth paste.

When you achieve a smooth consistency of the sauce, put it in an airtight container to store. Serve this sauce with your favorite snacks.

Nutritional Information

Calories 30 kcal
Carbohydrates 1 g
Fat 2 g
Sodium 46 mg
Calcium 0.1 mg

How Will Calabrian Sauce Look And Taste Like?

Calabrian sauce is glazed with Calabrian chilis and looks appetizing. Once you try this sauce, you are surely going to pop out the sauce with most of the recipes.

All in all this sauce recipe is delectable. Prepared with fresh garlic cloves, Calabrian chilis and olive oil you will taste the freshness and aromatic flavors.

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Calabrian Sauce Recipe

Spice up your life and food with Calabrian sauce in your kitchen. It is a child's play to combine Calabrian chilis, and olive oil. This sauce can be prepared in no time. The simple recipe for the best hot sauce, dressing, or dip you’ll ever taste, this Calabrian chili sauce has only three ingredients!
4.60 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 30 kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Airtight Container


  • 1 cup Calabrian Chili
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (peeled)
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil


  • Take a blending jar of the food processor. Add Calabrian chilli, garlic cloves and olive oil in it and blend to form a smooth paste.
  • Store in a jar or serve immediately as it is ready to be tasted.


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Calories: 30kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 46mg | Calcium: 0.1mg
Keyword Calabrian Sauce, Calabrian Sauce Recipe, Easy Calabrain Sauce
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does Calabrian sauce taste like?

Calabrian sauce is spicy, salty, and loaded with smoky flavors.

How long does Calabrian chili paste last?

Calabrian chili paste lasts for about 6-9 months.

What is Calabrian paste?

Calabrian paste is prepared with Calabrian chili peppers. These peppers are native to the Calabria region of Italy.

How do you store Calabrian chili?

Store the Calabrian chili in an airtight container and put them to refrigerate.


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