Mango BBQ Sauce

Summer is in full swing and so is grilling.  This homemade BBQ sauce is so delicious and it isn’t full of sugar, high fructose corn syrup or artificial colours or nasty preservatives it has really ingredients and is full of flavour.  It keeps well refrigerated for weeks and you could freeze (in freezer bags) some as well.  It does make a lot.

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Chop the mango

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Heat 1 TBSP olive oil in pan and add 4 cloves chopped garlic and 1 sweet onion and 1 diced mango.  Sauce until soft and onions are translucent about 5 minutes.

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There is a handful of other ingredients

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I love this stuff and I add it to almost everything!

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To mango mixture add 1 28oz can of diced tomatoes and 1 small can (about 5 oz) of tomato paste, 1/2 pure maple syrup, 1/2 cup molasses,  1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, 1 cup water, 2 TBSP freshly squeezed lemon juice, 2 TBSP Worcestershire sauce, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp ground pepper.

Once these are all added together mix bring to a boil and then simmer, stirring often for about 30 minutes.  The sauce will get a little darker and thicken.

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Take off heat and let cool for about another 30 minutes, then puree, I use a hand blender, and place in containers and refrigerate or freeze.

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This makes a lot for a small price!  And it is much healthier than commercially prepared sauces, loaded with vitamins and minerals from the mango, molasses, maple syrup and tomatoes.  If you try it let me know what you think.

Adapted from Oxygen Magazine.

4 comments on “Mango BBQ Sauce

  1. Linda says:

    Sounds really good! Love the mango addition 🙂

  2. Moya says:

    Lori the fresh mango BBQ sauce sounds wonderful and worcestershire sauce is a wonderful store cupboard ingredient to have. 🙂

  3. Sounds really interesting 😉

  4. OldCountryGirl says:

    It does sound delicious!

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