North Carolina Vinegar Sauce

North Carolina Vinegar Sauce

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This North Carolina Vinegar Sauce is sweet and tangy, and pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or pulled pork.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar or brown sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons brown sugar (see Tip)
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


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  1. In a medium non-reactive saucepan, combine vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, crushed red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Transfer to a glass bowl; cool completely. Serve with desired meat (see Tip).
  • Tip: Choose from Sweet 'N Low® Brown or Sugar Twin® Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 22 cal., 241 mg sodium, 5 g carb. Exchanges: Free. Carb Choices: 0.
  • Suggested Meats: Brush sauce on grilled chicken or pork during the last 5 minutes of grilling or toss it with shredded cooked pork or beef for sandwiches.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 tablespoons
  • Per serving: 35 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 2 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 140 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 242 mg sodium; 84 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ other carb

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