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1948 Original Barbecue Sauce Recipe

PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:00 pm
by HighHeelKitchen
1948 Original Barbecue Sauce:
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 can (14+1/2-ounce) whole tomatoes
1 can (8-ounce) tomato sauce
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 fresh celery leaves, chopped
1 bay leaf
3 Tablespoons molasses
1+1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons dry mustard
2 teaspoons hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
2 Lemon slices

Saute' onion and garlic in butter in a saucepan until tender. Stir in tomatoes and remaining ingredients, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove and discard bay leaf and lemon slices. Process mixture in a food processor, if desired.

Use sauce for basting, or serve with chicken.