No Sugar Barbecue Sauce

no sugar barbecue sauce barbecue2You will easily pass on the store bought brands of sauce and their high sugar contents once you have discovered the ease of creating your own. This sauce gives those on the shelf a run for their money in terms of flavor and contains only a fraction of the sugar.

Prep time:  10 mins
Cook time:  45 mins
Total time:  55 mins

Makes 4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ¾ cup Smuckers Sugar Free Apricot Preserves
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons Liquid Smoke
Instructions:
  1. Saute the onion and garlic in olive oil over medium high heat until golden brown and softened. Reduce heat to low and add ketchup, vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, preserves, salt, pepper, chili powder, and Liquid Smoke; simmer 30 to 45 minutes, until mixture is thick and delicious.
  2. Sauce those ribs, burgers, and chicken!

 

Recipe courtesy www.bariatriceating.com

Photos courtesy www.bariatriceating.com and www.sugarfreemom.com

Author Info

Blossom Nutritionist

Blossom Nutritionist

Jeni is our registered dietitian. She recently relocated to Las Vegas to escape the long, cold winters of northern Idaho. In addition to being our nutrition specialist, she is also a certified weightlifting and sports performance coach. In her free time, she can usually be found in the gym, hiking with her dogs…or spending entirely too much money at Ikea.

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