Cherry-Balsamic Barbecue Sauce
Cherry juice is available at many supermarkets and health-food stores. Pomegranate molasses, a thick, tangy syrup is available at specialty stores and Middle Eastern markets. Use this sauce when grilling poultry, pork, and lamb.
  • 1 quart unsweetened black cherry juice
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses or red currant jelly
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

In a large saucepan, combine the cherry juice, vinegar, tomato paste, pomegranate molasses, orange zest, pepper, allspice, and salt. Bring to a boil and cook until reduced to 2 cups, about 20 minutes.
Nutritional Information
Per 1/4 cup: 98 calories, 0.1g total fat (0.1g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 0.4g dietary fiber (0.1g soluble), 25g carbohydrate, 0.3g protein, 139mg sodium.
Good source of: vitamin C.

Date Published: 09/19/2005 > Printer-friendly Version
2 cups

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