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Slow cooker tangy BBQ sauce

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  • Vegetarian
  • Low fat per serve
  • Shellfish free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Egg free

This slow cooker tangy BBQ sauce is worth the wait.

  • Makes4, cups (1L)
  • Cook time6 hour
  • Prep time5 minutes, + Cooling time
Slow cooker tangy BBQ sauce


  • 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 lemon, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup (150g) brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup (70g) Coles Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tbs molasses or treacle
  • 20g butter, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt

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  1. Step 1

    Combine tomato, onion, garlic, lemon, sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, molasses or treacle, butter, salt and 1 cup (250ml) water in a slow cooker. Cover. Cook for 4 hours on high.
  2. Step 2

    Uncover and cook for 2 hours on high or until sauce thickens. Use a stick blender to carefully blend until smooth.
  3. Step 3

    Divide the sauce among airtight jars. Seal and set aside to cool completely. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy:72kJ/17 Cals (1%)

Protein: 0.2g (0%)

Fat: 0.3g (0%)

Sat fat: 0.2g (1%)

Carb: 3g (1%)

Sugar: 3g (3%)

Fibre: 0.3g (1%)

Sodium: 75mg (4%)