Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat butter and olive oil in saucepan. Add onion, celery, green pepper and garlic; sauté until tender, about 15 minutes.

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  • Stir in tomatoes with their liquid, sugar, tomato paste, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire, lemon slices and bay leaf. Simmer, covered, stirring, 30 minutes, until thickened.

  • Discard lemon and bay leaf. Puree sauce in processor or blender. Stir in Tabasco, salt, pepper. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftover several weeks.

For Grilled Burgers:
  • Shape 1 pound ground beef into 4 patties. Grill or broil 10 minutes or until desired doneness; turn once; baste with 1/4 cup barbecue sauce last 5 minutes. Serve on toasted English muffins with lettuce, tomato, red onion. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 79mg; carbohydrates 32g; protein 27g; sodium 390mg.
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