Pomegranate BBQ Sauce

This sauce is irresistible on any protein from shrimp to ribs. Pomegranate is loaded with antioxidants and works well with the sweet and spice of smoky adobo and raisins.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups (480 ml) pomegranate juice
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, seeded, diced
  • 2 teaspoons pimento
  • 1 cup (225 ml) ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 limes, peeled
  • 1¼ cup (200 g) raisins
  • ¾ cup (165 g) light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1 or the Puree program. Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 45 seconds; or start the machine and allow the Puree program to complete.