The ingredients in Heinz Chili Sauce include tomato puree, white vinegar, corn syrup, salt and spice. It also has dehydrated onions, garlic powder and natural flavoring. There are no chilies in Heinz Chili Sauce.
Heinz Chili Sauce is a condiment suitable for pasta, beef and seafood dishes. A 1-tablespoon serving of Heinz Chili Sauce contains 20 calories, 230 milligrams of sodium and 3 grams of sugar. A container of Heinz Chili Sauce has a 15-month shelf life. Heinz also makes a chunky chili sauce with sweet peppers.
A copycat recipe for Heinz Chili Sauce on Food.com combines a 6-ounce can of tomato paste with ½ cup of water, ½ cup of light corn syrup and ½ cup of distilled white vinegar. It also includes onion flakes, chili powder and Worcestershire sauce, along with allspice, cloves and garlic powder. Preparing the recipe involves simmering the ingredients over low heat until the sauce thickens.
Heinz is a U.S.-based international food company that sells products in 200 countries. Henry John Heinz founded the company in Pennsylvania in 1869. As of 2015 Heinz sells more than 650 million bottles of ketchup every year and claims to sell two single-serve packets of ketchup each year for every person on planet.