blueberry bourbon bbq sauce

Blueberry Bourbon BBQ Sauce

45 minutes
6
intermediate

Summer is here and it’s time to BBQ! This not-too-sweet bourbon BBQ sauce is the perfect mix of sweet blues with a spicy kick.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of  fresh Wish Farms blueberries
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves

Directions

  • Heat canola oil over medium heat and sauté onions and garlic until cooked through and translucent. Combine everything in a large pot and cook down for approximately 30 minutes, until thickened.
  • Remove bay leaves and let cool slightly.
  • Transfer to a blender and pureé until smooth.
  • Store in airtight container in refrigerator until ready to use!
  • Enjoy!