Texas Pete Vinaigrette

Hey Hot Sauce Lovers! Today I’ve got salad dressing that will make you want to do a line dance… Texas Pete Vinaigrette.

Texas Pete Vinaigrette

Happy Halloween!

I know most of you are baking amazing Halloween treats, decorating your house with spider webs, or working on your costume for tonight. So I’ll keep it short today…

I love giving classic dishes hellacious heat for Halloween. Whether you think of that as a trick or as a treat, trust me when I tell you this Texas Pete Vinaigrette will give your salad a kick that even the underworld can appreciate.

I used Texas Pete because it offers classic hot sauce flavor, that so many of us love. But you could substitute your favorite hot sauce in this recipe.

Simply place all the ingredients in a jar, screw on the lid, and shake!

By the way… your Texas Pete Vinaigrette doesn’t have to be fiery hot. You can adjust the heat and sweetness to suit your tastebuds. And it’s sweet, spicy and tangy appeal makes it a fabulous salad dressing for any day of the year!

Texas Pete Vinaigrette

Yield: 1/2 cup

Prep Time:3 minutes

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  • 1/4 cup light flavored oil (vegetable, grapeseed, avocado oil)
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 – 3 teaspoons Texas Pete Hot Sauce (or your favorite hot sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 -3 teaspoons honey
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Place all the ingredients in a canning jar. Start with 1 1/2 teaspoons Texas Pete and 2 teaspoons honey. Screw the lid on tight.
  2. Shake vigorously, then taste. Add salt and pepper, plus more hot sauce and honey if needed.
  3. Drizzle over your favorite salad.
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8 comments on “Texas Pete Vinaigrette

  1. Erinposted July 5, 2016 at 8:10 pm Reply

    I just made this dressing and let me say it was very good! The only things I did different was I cut the oil in half and doubled the vinegar. I went with the larger amounts suggested for the honey and hot sauce. Yum! Thanks for the great recipe!

    Rating: 5
  2. BusyWorkingMamaposted November 4, 2014 at 8:26 am Reply

    Sounds delicious and right up my alley!

  3. JennyFlakeposted November 1, 2014 at 9:34 am Reply

    Ok, this sounds delicious! Want!

  4. A Young Wifeposted November 1, 2014 at 8:49 am Reply

    Yum! I love spicy. This salad dressing is a must try.

  5. Heatherchristoposted October 31, 2014 at 12:38 pm Reply

    Very cool- I love spicy food so this looks great!

  6. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted October 31, 2014 at 7:16 am Reply

    Never heard of the sauce but I like the sound of a fiery vinaigrette!

  7. Mariaposted October 31, 2014 at 7:04 am Reply

    Never heard of this sauce! WIll have to try it!

  8. Meagan @ A Zesty Biteposted October 31, 2014 at 6:37 am Reply

    I have some of that sauce in my pantry. Will have to try and make this vinaigrette dressing.