Cranberry BBQ Sauce

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Yield: 8 servings


  • 1 T vegetable oil
  • 1 cup minced yellow onions
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 ½ T tomato paste
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • 1 T dark molasses
  • ¼-½ cup water, if needed


  1. In a sauce pan, heat oil over medium-high heat; add onions and sauté 2 minutes. Mix in garlic, mustard and chili powder and continue cooking 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 more minute.
  2. Add cranberry sauce, vinegar and molasses and bring to a simmer, whisking often until mixture becomes smooth. Lower heat and simmer 15-20 minutes or until mixture reduces and thickens. Add water to mixture if it gets too thick. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Place in a covered container and refrigerate until ready to use. Reheat before using.

Serving suggestion: Use as a condiment or on grilled vegetables, lean meats or poultry

Nutrition Information Per 2 Tbsp. Serving: Calories 120, Calories From Fat 20, Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 25mg, Total Carbohydrate 24g, Sugars 19g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 0g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%

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