Saturday, January 22, 2011

Barbecue Sauce

2 T olive oil
1 clove garlic – minced
½ C onion – chopped fine
¼ t ground red pepper
¼ t crushed red pepper flakes
1 t ground ginger
1 t dried ground mustard
1 t kosher salt
1- 6oz. can tomato paste
1/8 C molasses
1/8 C honey
¼ C brown sugar
¼ t orange peel finely grated
1 t balsamic vinegar
1t tamari
½ C water
Heat the olive oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is clear and the edges slightly brown.
While stirring, add the red pepper, pepper flakes, ginger, mustard and salt.
Stir in the tomato paste, molasses and honey. Mix well.
Add the brown sugar and orange peel. Mix well.
Add the balsamic, tamari and water, stirring well after each addition.
Simmer over low heat, while stirring, for 2 minutes.
Use as you would any barbecue sauce. It is fantastic to use for making baked tofu!

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