Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's 'Mutha Sauce'

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's 'Mutha Sauce'
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From the popular restaurant chain Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, this mother hen of a sauce sure knows how to roost her chicks. It's featured throughout the restaurant's cookbook, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que: An American Roadhouse, and is a classic barbecue sauce that will perfectly douse any dish you're making. 

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24
Servings
85
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
6 cups barbecue sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup minced onion
  • 1/2 Cup minced green bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • Pinch of each kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • One 28-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 Cups ketchup
  • 1 Cup water
  • 3/4 Cups Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 Cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 Cup molasses
  • 1/4 Cup cayenne sauce
  • 1/4 Cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 Teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 Tablespoon Liquid Smoke (optional)

Directions

Pour the oil into a large saucepan and set over medium-high heat. Toss in the onions, green peppers, and jalapeños and give them a stir. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook until soft and golden. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Dump in everything else except the Liquid Smoke. Bring to a boil, and then lower the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes. Swirl in the Liquid Smoke and let the sauce cool. Pour it into a container, cover, and store in the fridge til ready to use.

 

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
12g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1.1%
Protein
0.9g
1.9%
Carbs
16g
5%
Vitamin A
37µg
4%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
7.3%
Vitamin C
10mg
16%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
33mg
3%
Fiber
1g
5%
Folate (food)
9µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
9µg
2%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
21mg
5%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.9mg
4.3%
Phosphorus
29mg
4%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
331mg
9%
Sodium
435mg
18%
Sugars, added
5g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.3%