Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

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Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Bourbon and barbecue are natural partners. Once reduced and simmered with the other ingredients, bourbon adds a layer of sweetness without the harshness of uncooked alcohol.


8 servings

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Cook bacon in a saucepan over medium heat until crisp; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Add onion to same pan and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more.

Deglaze pan with bourbon and cook until reduced by half. Add ketchup, tomato paste, sugar, vinegar, Dijon, and Worcestershire; simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes.

Season sauce with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2g 3%

Saturated Fat 1g 5%

Cholesterol 2mg 0%

Sodium 531mg 22%

Carbs 24g 8%

Fiber 0g 0%

Protein 0g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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