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Blueberry-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Blueberry-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
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It is not every day that you get a sweet and tangy barbecue sauce that also boasts a healthy dose of antioxidants. Try it with beef, chicken, pork or even some grilled shrimp.

Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon
    canola oil
  • small red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, chopped
  • 1-2 
    jalapenos, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup
  • 2 cups
    fresh or frozen (not thawed) blueberries
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1/3 cup
    cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons
    brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1/8 teaspoon
    ground allspice
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and just starting to brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and jalapeno and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add bourbon, increase heat to high and bring to a boil; cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Stir in blueberries, ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, molasses and allspice; return to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 20 minutes.


Nutritional Information

Makes: 2 cups
  • Calories28
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates4 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium42 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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