This honey-mango barbecue sauce is a perfect sweet topping for meatballs. The touch of cinnamon and dash of cayenne pepper add just the right amount of spice.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
50 mins
Nutrition Profile:


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan, combine vinegar, cinnamon, cloves, celery seeds and allspice. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat; let stand 15 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids.

  • In a medium saucepan, combine the strained vinegar, mango, ketchup, onion, celery, honey, molasses, dry mustard and cayenne pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.

  • Mash mango mixture with a potato masher. Stir in the water. Gently stir in meatballs; heat through.

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Nutrition Facts

250 calories; protein 21.5g 43% DV; carbohydrates 23.3g 8% DV; dietary fiber 1.7g 7% DV; sugars 15.8g; fat 7.7g 12% DV; saturated fat 2.8g 14% DV; cholesterol 71.1mg 24% DV; vitamin a iu 557.1IU 11% DV; vitamin c 11.7mg 20% DV; folate 33.9mcg 9% DV; calcium 43.4mg 4% DV; iron 1.5mg 8% DV; magnesium 30.1mg 11% DV; potassium 303mg 9% DV; sodium 470.3mg 19% DV.