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Nutrition Facts

Calories 11
  Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
(0%)Total Fat 0g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(0%)Sodium 1mg
(2%)Potassium 71mg
Total Carbohydrate 4g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(0%)Protein 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Hot Pepper Vinegar


  • 1 cup white vinegar

  • 3 hot peppers (any variety, jalapeños work well)

  • 2 cloves garlic (optional)

  • 3 peppercorns (optional)

A Southern pantry staple that tastes amazing drizzled over steamed greens.


  • Clean the jar you are going to be using in the dishwasher or boiling water.
  • Bring vinegar to a boil. Wash peppers and either chop then to fit in your jar or put a little cut in them so that the vinegar penetrates them. Trim top stems.
  • Add peppers, garlic, and peppercorns to jar.
  • Pour boiling vinegar over peppers. Make sure peppers are completely covered with vinegar.
  • Leave a little air space in between the vinegar and the lid; close the lid. Let it sit for a few weeks and enjoy.

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