B.'s Sweet Maple Barbecue Sauce

Coastal Living
Makes 5 cups


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2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 lemon slices
1 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 cups ketchup
2 tablespoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 5 to 6 minutes or until tender. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring often. Remove and discard lemon slices.

Note: Sauce can be made ahead and kept covered in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Created date

March 2003