Chili Barbecue Basting Sauce

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 35m

Makes 3 cups


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely minced
  • 20 ounces of canned tomatoes
  • Dash Tabasco sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar


Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a saucepan.

Add the onion and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.

Add the garlic, tomatoes, Tabasco, chili powder and remaining oil.

Bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 15 minutes. Add the vinegar and cook for 10 minutes more. Use as a basting sauce.

Serving Size = 2 tablespoons

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 3953

nutrition information per serving

50 calories; 5g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 45mg sodium; 2g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 0g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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