Homemade No Sugar Barbecue Sauce
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Serves: Makes 4 cups
 
Most bottles of barbecue sauce have enough sugar to just about kill a bariatric post op. This is one of those products that uses a small serving size to appear to be low in sugar and calories - often showing 2 teaspoons or even 1 tablespoon of sauce - and coming in at 10 or more grams of sugar. Make a big bowl of this no sugar sauce and keep it in the fridge to last for a couple of weekends of saucing chicken and ribs. Its so good your friends will tell you to bottle it!
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 Kosher 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 by Bariatric Eating at https://www.bariatriceating.com/2016/06/bariatric-bbq-tips-navigate-sauce-slaw/