Sweet Barbecue Sauce
Low Carbohydrate Recipe
Excellent sweet tomato sauce for barbecue chicken or ribs with just the right amounts of Worcestershire, vinegar, liquid smoke and sweetener. Equally delicious is the Easy BBQ Sauce recipe inlcuded below.
1 cup tomato sauce
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon liquid smoke
3 packets sugar substitute (such as Stevia)
Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over low heat for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
Recipe makes 16-tablespoons.
Nutrition date is for entire recipe, but 1-tablespoon equals 1.2 carbohydrates each.
Recipe makes 1-cup
Serving size: 1 tablespoon
Carbohydrates: 23; Calories: 105; Fat: trace; Protein: 4g
Variation: Easy BBQ Sauce
1/4 cup Splenda granular
1/2 cup minced onion
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 cup minced green pepper
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
Use medium saucepan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Saute onion and green pepper for five minutes. Stir in tomato sauce with vinegar, Splenda Granular and pepper. Bring to a boil. Then lower heat and simmer for ten minutes. Recipe makes four, 1/4-cup servings.
Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 28; Fat: 0g; Protein: 1g; Carbohydrates: 7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 190mg; Fiber: 1g