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Maple Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Maple-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Maple-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Maple-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce


1 small garlic head

1 1/2 cups tomato sauce

1 cup finely chopped onion (about 1 small)

1/2 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup rice vinegar

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 chipotle chiles, canned in adobo sauce, seeded and minced


Preheat oven to 350°.

Remove white papery skin from garlic head (do not peel or separate the cloves). Wrap head in foil.

Bake at 350° for 1 hour; cool 10 minutes. Separate cloves; squeeze to extract garlic pulp. Discard skins.

Combine garlic and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

Strain mixture through a sieve over a bowl, and discard solids.

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