You might not think of a cola as the base for a barbecue sauce
, but the sweetness of the soda helps to enhance the flavors of the sauce. You can reduce the calories of this sauce with diet soda, but it will change the flavor.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Yield: Makes about 5 1/2 cups
- 2 cups Coca-Cola (or similar cola)
- 2 cups ketchup
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 1/2 onion large onion, finely chopped
- 1 1/2 tablespoons black pepper
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons salt
- 3 tablespoons chili powder
Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a low simmer and cook slowly for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally.