Taco Bell Diablo Sauce Recipe (Copycat)

Taco Bell Diablo Sauce Recipe (Copycat)

How To Make Taco Bell Diablo Sauce (Copycat)

The marriage of tomato paste, dried chilies, and warm spices in this copycat Taco Bell diablo sauce brings this spicy condiment to a new level.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 16oztomato paste,(1 can)
  • ¾cupwater
  • ½cupvinegar
  • ¾cupsugar
  • 2tbspaji panca paste
  • 2tbspchipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 2tbspred pepper jalapeno powder,smoked
  • 3tbspred pepper flakes
  • 15dried chilies


  1. Stir the tomato paste, water, and vinegar in a large pot over medium heat. Mix in the sugar, Aji Panca paste, chipotle peppers, garlic powder, onion powder, jalapeno powder, red pepper flakes, and chilies. Let the mixture come to a boil, stirring constantly.

  2. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

  3. Pour the sauce through a mesh sieve to rid of lumps and seeds. Pour a bit of water while straining if the sauce is too thick. Store in an air-tight container.

  4. Use as desired and enjoy.


  • Calories: 1050.78kcal
  • Fat: 3.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.61g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 252.72g
  • Fiber: 24.39g
  • Sugar: 212.88g
  • Protein: 22.29g
  • Sodium: 3811.37mg
  • Calcium: 199.98mg
  • Potassium: 5036.64mg
  • Iron: 14.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 652.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 149.24mg
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