Maple-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

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Maple-Chipotle Barbecue SauceRecipe
Photo: Jan Smith
Serve this aromatic sauce with strong-flavored meats like lamb, game, or beef.
1 cup (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


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1 small garlic head
1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
1 cup finely chopped onion (about 1 small)
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 chipotle chiles, canned in adobo sauce, seeded and minced


Preheat oven to 350°.

Remove white papery skin from garlic head (do not peel or separate the cloves). Wrap head in foil. Bake at 350° for 1 hour; cool 10 minutes. Separate cloves; squeeze to extract garlic pulp. Discard skins.

Combine garlic and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Strain mixture through a sieve over a bowl, and discard solids.

Created date

May 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 21.2 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 327 mg
Calcium 35 mg