Jarred Cranberry BBQ Sauce


Cranberry BBQ Sauce

1 Tablespoon olive oil (for sautéing onions)
2 cups diced onion
2 cups tomato sauce, OR 1 qt drained whole tomatoes, pureed.
1 cup orange juice
1 1/3 cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup white vinegar
8 cups cranberry sauce


In a pot, sauté the onions in olive oil

Add tomato sauce or tomato puree, brown sugar, orange juice, mustard powder, kosher salt, pepper, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce and vinegar.

Simmer 3-5 minutes

Stir in the cranberry sauce to the onion and tomato mixture

Pour sauce into Vitamix, blender or using a hand blender; puree the sauce to desired consistency

Return to pot and bring to a boil

Reduce heat and simmer a few minutes before adding to jars


Ladle hot sauce into pint jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace

Remove excess air in jar and fill again to maintain headspace

Wipe rim, apply lid and ring

Process in boiling water canner for 20 minutes

After 24 hours have passed, remove rings and wash jars

Label jars with date and store. Do not stack jars

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