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Best Barbecue Sauce

by in Jun 1997
Best Barbecue Sauce
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)
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Yield: Makes about 2-1/2 cups.

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  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped black olives
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley


Saute garlic and onions in olive oil; add tomatoes and cook until reduced by about half. Add the remaining ingredients, simmer 20 minutes, and use as a marinade or grilling sauce. If preferred, blend well and serve as a sauce to accompany grilled meats. Good with poultry, beef, or lamb.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

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2 Responses to Best Barbecue Sauce

  1. Anonymous January 27, 2007 at 11:12 pm #

    Really good. The fresh tomatos are the key.

  2. Anonymous November 4, 2008 at 10:36 am #

    Good sauce. Tomatoes and sugar cause it to burn easily on the grill.

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