Pritikin BBQ Sauce

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BBQ Sauce Recipe

Pritikin BBQ Sauce

Homemade sauces are especially helpful if you’re trying to cut down on sodium. A typical serving of store-bought BBQ sauce, for example, has 500mg of sodium and often more. Our recipe has just 15mg.
Course: Sauce, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American, International, Vegetarian
Yield: 10 ounces


  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger peeled & minced
  • 1/8 cup garlic minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper diced
  • 1 oz apple juice concentrate (frozen)
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 oz stoneground mustard (no-salt-added) (such as wesbrae brand)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (low-sodium)
  • 3/4 pound tomato puree (low sodium)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano , dry
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke


  • Cook ginger, garlic, jalapeno, apple juice and vinegar over medium heat in a large stockpot.
  • Reduce until consistency of syrup, about 12 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Cool immediately.
  • Enjoy on any of your barbecued burgers, meats or side dishes.
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