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HOMEMADE BBQ SAUCE AND VEGGIE TOMATO SAUCE

 

FOR THE VEGGIE TOMATO SAUCE

(Makes 3 – 28 ounce jars of sauce)

 

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 tablespoon coconut oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 sweet onion (or yellow onion)

39 ounces crushed tomatoes (1 – 25 ounce can plus 1-14 ounce can)*

2 zucchini

2 yellow squash

2 cup fresh spinach

1 – 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes*

1/2 baked sweet potato

1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped

3 to 4 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped

1/2 cup Vegetable (or chicken) broth

salt and pepper to taste

HOW TO PREPARE:

Steam zucchini and yellow squash until soft.

In the bowl of a food processor, blend zucchini, yellow squash, 2 cups spinach, diced tomatoes, sweet potato and herbs.

In a large pot, saute onion and garlic in 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil until soft.

Add crush tomatoes to the pot and stir to combine.

Then stir in the blended veggie tomato mixture and broth and stir to combine.

Season with salt and pepper.  Bring sauce to a simmer and use with vegetables or protein.

Makes about 3 – 28 ounce jars of sauce.  Sauce can be placed in freezer bags and frozen for later use.

FOR THE PALEO BBQ SAUCE

 (Makes about 2 cups)

 

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 tablespoon coconut oil (or even better bacon grease)

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup sweet yellow onion, finely diced

1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon coconut aminos

1 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Juice of 1 lemon

1 1/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth

1 – 7 ounce jar or can tomato paste

HOW TO PREPARE:

In a sauce pan, heat coconut oil on medium heat. Add garlic and onion, and sauté until soft and translucent.

Add mustard, apple cider vinegar, coconut aminos, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt, and continue to sauté (about 30 seconds).

Add lemon juice, chicken broth, and tomato paste, and whisking all ingredients together until smooth.

Bring to a light boil, reduce to simmer, and slightly cover with lid. Simmer for 30-45 minutes, and let cool.

Sauce can be stored in an air tight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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Credits for veggie tomato sauce:

Recipe from: http://www.multiplydelicious.com/   Adapted from: http://www.whole9life.com/

Photo from: http://www.multiplydelicious.com/


Credits for paleo bbq sauce:

Recipe and photo from: http://www.multiplydelicious.com/