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Zesty Barbecue Sauce

No recipe image available.Rich, thick barbecue sauce made from scratch in minutes. It's spicy, tangy flavor enhances all meat from the grill. Keeps well for days in the refrigerator.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
1 1/2 cups ketchup
6 tablespoons water
1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons molasses
1 tablespoon dry mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in medium size saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onions and garlic 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except Equal®. Bring to boiling, stirring frequently; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in Equal® until dissolved.
  2. Use during last 5 minutes of grilling hamburgers, chicken and pork.

Makes 6 servings.

*May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): calories 49, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 9 g, fat 1 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 258 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.