Hot & Sweet Peppers
Servings Prep Time
4Quarts 20 Minutes
Cook Time
2Hours
Servings Prep Time
4Quarts 20 Minutes
Cook Time
2Hours
Ingredients
  • 6Cans Italian Stewed TomatoesUse the 14.5 ounce cans(any brand).
  • 3Large Vidalia OnionsYou may use any type of sweet onion you like or that is available.
  • 2Pounds Hot Bananna PeppersYou may want to use gloves when chopping these peppers.
  • 1Cup Granulated SugarYou will need at least 1 cup for this 4 quart recipe. Taste along the way as you may want to add more as suits your palate.
  • WaterAdd enough to bring the liquid to within 2 inches of the top of the 6 quart stock pot.
Instructions
  1. Peel the onions, slice off the ends, and chop them into pieces of any shape that are roughly 1/2″ to 3/4″ in size. Set these to the side.
  2. Rinse the peppers in cold water. You may want to put on gloves before chopping these peppers. Slice off the tops of the Hot Peppers. Remove the guts and set them to the side in a bowl. They are going to be added to the stockpot. Again shape does not matter. You can cut the peppers in 1/2″ rings if you like. Or cut the peppers lengthwise and then 1/2″ pieces. Whatever you desire.
  3. Now that you have cut the peppers and onions. You can start filling the stockpot. First add all of the stewed tomatoes.
  4. Toss in the onions and stir in with the tomatoes as well as is possible. No strict requirements here, or on the peppers.
  5. Add in the peppers and fold in with the tomatoes and onions. Pot is going to be very full. This will cook down greatly.
  6. pour in your water and add the sugar in any order.
  7. Simmer over medium heat until the mixture is cooked down to about 4 quarts. There should be a decent amount of liquid. The process will probably take about 2 hours. Add sugar along the way to get it to your desired sweetness. This is intended to be a very hot and very sweet dish.