Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

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  • Servings: MAKES ABOUT 1 1/2 CUPS
KEY: Summer, Barbecue/Cookout, Father's Day, American, Sauces & Condiments, Fast, Make Ahead, Dinner

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh jalapeƱo chile, seeded
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. Heat the oil in a nonreactive saucepan. Add the onion and jalapeño and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until wilted, about 3 minutes. Add the ketchup, vinegar, sugar, mustard and Tabasco and bring to a simmer. Add the blueberries and simmer over low heat, stirring until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  2. Puree the sauce in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pass through a strainer and season with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.

Make Ahead

The sauce can be refrigerated for up to 1 day.

Serve With

Any kind of beefsteak, hamburgers, pork chops, chicken.

Contributed By Published June 1996

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