Sweet-and-Sour Barbecue Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

This classic barbecue sauce is so flavourful you won't even realize that it has no added salt. It's great for pork, chicken or beef.

  • Portion size 750 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can pineapple tidbits drained
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cooking molasses
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes.

Add garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Add tomatoes, pineapple, vinegar, molasses, brown sugar, tomato paste, mustard, paprika, oregano, chili powder and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 2 hours or until thickened. Let cool slightly.

In blender, puree sauce, in batches, until smooth. (Make-ahead: Let cool completely. Refrigerate in airtight containers for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 months.)

Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp 15 mL : about

  • Sodium 28 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 21.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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