Red BBQ Sauce

Red BBQ Sauce
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Serves: 2½ cups
  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 1 Spanish onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped or pressed
  • 1½ cups tomato catsup
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat a medium sized saucepan over a medium flame and add the oil. When the oil is hot, add the onion and garlic and cook until they are soft, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Use this sauce to baste chicken or ribs while grilling and then as a mopping sauce while eating.