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Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Spicy, smoky, smooth, spoonable, pourable, dunkable, brushable; this barbecue sauce is everything a great barbecue sauce should be.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add the oil, onions and garlic to a heavy-bottomed stockpot (to help prevent scorching) over medium low heat.
  2. Cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently, until the onions are softened and mostly translucent. Do not brown the onions and garlic.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring to a simmer (gently bubbling state) and cook, uncovered, over low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and let cool slightly before blending until smooth, using either a stick (immersion) blender or a standard blender.
  6. You can either split into 1-cup portions to freeze, transfer to a jar with a tight fitting lid for refrigerator storage, or proceed on to canning the sauce….
  7. To Boiling Water Bath Can the Sauce for Shelf Storage:.
  8. Fill sterile canning jars to within 1/4-inch of the top.
  9. Wipe the rims with a paper towel dipped in vinegar.
  10. Lay clean, new lids on the jars and screw on the rings to finger-tip tightness.
  11. Place in a canner with water to cover the lids by 2-inches.
  12. Bring to a boil, with the lid in place, and boil for 30 minutes for pint jars and 40 minutes for quarts.
  13. Turn off the heat and let the jars rest in the water for 5 minutes before carefully transferring jars to a cooling rack to rest for 24 hours.
  14. Remove rings, wipe jars, label and store in a cool, dry place for up to a year.
  15. To Pressure Can the Sauce for Shelf Storage:.
  16. Fill sterile canning jars to within 1-inch of the top.
  17. Wipe rims with a paper towel dipped in vinegar.
  18. Place lids on jars and screw on rings to finger-tip tightness.
  19. Place in a pressure canner according to your manufacturer’s instructions.
  20. Process at 10 pounds of pressure for 20 minutes for pints and 25 minutes for quarts.
  21. Allow the pressure canner to come back to atmosphere naturally. (Do not cool canner by pouring water over it.).
  22. Transfer the jars to a cooling rack to rest for 24 hour hours.
  23. Remove rings, wipe jars, label and store in a cool, dry place for up to a year.