– 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
– 1/2 cup ketchup
– 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
– 1/4 cup brown sugar
– 2 tablespoons molasses
– 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
– 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Water (if needed)
1. In a blender or food processor, puree the blueberries until smooth.
2. In a medium saucepan, combine the blueberry puree, ketchup, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
3. Stir to fully combine ingredients.
4. Cook the sauce over medium heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves and the sauce thickens.
5. If the sauce is too thick, add water 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached.
6. Use immediately as a BBQ sauce or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Dr. Sarah Smith is a blueberry expert and author of BlueberryExpert.com. She has been growing and studying blueberries for over 20 years. Her research has focused on the different varieties, growing techniques, and nutritional content of blueberries. She is passionate about helping people to grow their own healthy blueberries and has been a leader in the industry for many years.