BBQ Sauce

Cuisinart original


Whether slathered on grilled chicken, or used in baked beans, homemade BBQ sauce beats out the jarred style any day.


Makes about 2 cups


1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 cup ketchup ⅓ cup water 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 chipotle pepper 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon paprika ¼ cup packed brown sugar

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons):

Calories 46 (20% from fat) • carb. 8g • pro. 0g • fat 1g • sat. fat 0g

• chol. 0mg • sod. 271mg • calc. 6mg • fiber 0g


1. Put the oil into a medium skillet and place over medium heat. Once hot, add the chopped onion and garlic to the pan. Sauté until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes. 2. Put the remaining ingredients into the blender jar, in the order listed, along with the sautéed vegetables. Select High and blend until smooth, about 2 minutes. 3. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Allow to cool to room temperature and transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. Sauce will keep for up to 2 weeks.