10/3/11

Vegan Mofo: October Fest Maple BBQ Sauce & Marinade Recipe

Part of one of three of a really lip smacking recipe.
This is delicioso recipe on it's own, but is actually a component of another recipe I will be posting in a day or two. It uses beer as the base, hence it's title "Octoberfest!" If you've got the edge, then a non-alcoholic brew is perfectly acceptable to use. Sweet, tangy and easy! What could be better?

October Fest Maple BBQ Sauce and Marinade Recipe (vegan)
Prep time: 5 minutes; Cooking time: 20-30 minutes
Yields approximately 1 cup

Ingredients
  • 2 cups beer (If you don't like the tang of beer, use veggie broth.)
  • 1-2 cloves pureed garlic or 1 tsp hing
  • 2 TB maple syrup
  • 1 TB blackstrap molasses
  • 2 TB prepared brown mustard
  • 3 TB tomato paste
  • 2 TB soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • optional: 1 TB olive oil. (If you prefer a fat free sauce, then leave this out.)

Erdinger N/A = Vegan!



Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and whisk.
  2. Bring to a roiling boil. (Watch it because it may boil out of your pan--keep stirring!)
  3. Turn down heat to lowest setting. Let simmer until the sauce reduces. About 20-15 minutes.
  4. Store any unused sauce in your fridge.

6 comments:

  1. Oooh I LOVE Erdinger - this sauce sounds GOOOOOD!

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  2. This sounds amazing! I will definitely stay tuned for the next part of this dish! But the bbq sauce is definitely amazing on its own

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  3. This sounds great. I've never made my own BBQ sauce going to give this a try.

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  4. Wow, I saw this picture on the official MoFo roundup & had to head straight over to get the recipe!

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  5. *sniffling* I wish I could consume beer! No longer with my gluten intolerance. Saddest day ever. But I am sure this sauce is worthy of eating all on its own...it sounds so good!

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  6. Always looking for cool bbq sauce recipes and I love cooking with beer! Thanks!

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