Fred's Red Barbecue Sauce

Published8/5/2009 12:00 AM

cups ketchup

1 small can (8 ounces) tomato sauce


cup water

cup brown sugar

cup red-wine vinegar

cup Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

Juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon bottled minced ginger

teaspoon black pepper

teaspoon dry mustard

teaspoon garlic powder

teaspoon onion powder

teaspoon dried oregano leaves

teaspoon dried basil leaves

teaspoon crushed red pepper, optional

teaspoon allspice, optional

Place ingredients in a small saucepan, and stir to mix well. Bring to a boil over high heat, about 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 more minutes (or up to 30 minutes), stirring occasionally, to blend flavors. Remove sauce from heat, and measure out portion needed for grilling. The remaining sauce will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 month.

Makes 1 quart.

@Recipe nutrition:Nutrition values per tablespoon: 13 calories (2 percent from fat), trace amount fat (0 saturated), 3 g carbohydrates, 0 fiber, 0 protein, 0 cholesterol, 121 mg sodium.

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