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Naturally Sweet Barbecue Sauce

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Using dates helps sweeten the sauce but the vinegar helps keep the tang for a tasty barbecue sauce.
Ingredients
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped pitted (Medjool)
  Tomato puree 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (strained)
  Cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
Directions

MAKING
1. In blender, add onion, dates, tomato puree, cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and hot pepper sauce. Blend until smooth.
2. Place a sauce pan on heat, and pour mixture in it. Bring it to boil.
3. Reduce heat, and simmer for about 5 minutes or until thickened.

SERVING
4. Sprinkle thyme and chilli powder, if desired and serve with grilled chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Date
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 476 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.7%

Saturated Fat 0.46 g2.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 255.3 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 117 g39%

Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.8%

Sugars 79.6 g

Protein 10 g20.4%

Vitamin A 68.5% Vitamin C 88.3%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 81.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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