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Chili Barbecue Sauce

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
36 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
28 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Easy
Fit for ribs, burgers, turkey legs — any hearty meat on the grill. Make sure you use pure chile powder and not chile mixed with oregano and cumin.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

2 spray(s)

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, yellow, chopped

Garlic clove(s)

3 clove(s), medium, minced

Chili powder

¼ cup(s), pure variety

Cola

12 fl oz, not diet

Chili sauce

½ cup(s)

Water

½ cup(s)

White wine vinegar

3 Tbsp

Ground cinnamon

½ tsp

Instructions

  1. Coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until softened, stirring often, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in chili powder; cook for 5 seconds.
  3. Stir in soda, chili sauce, water, vinegar and cinnamon; bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer slowly for 10 minutes. Uncover pan and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  4. Let cool for 15 minutes and then pour into a blender or a food processor; blend or process until smooth. To store, place in a glass or plastic container and refrigerate, covered, for up to one week. Yields about 2 tablespoons per serving.