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Meatballs with Honey-Mango Barbecue Sauce

  • 20 m
  • 50 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“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.”

Ingredients

    • 1 recipe Turkey-Pork Mini Meatballs (see associated recipe)
    • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
    • 1 3-inch cinnamon stick
    • 10 whole cloves
    • ⅛ teaspoon celery seed
    • 2 whole allspice
    • 1⅓ cups chopped mango
    • ½ cup reduced-sugar ketchup
    • ⅓ cup chopped onion (1 small)
    • 3 tablespoons chopped celery
    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 1 tablespoon molasses
    • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
    • Dash cayenne pepper
    • ¼ cup water

Directions

  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Mash mango mixture with a potato masher. Stir in the water. Gently stir in meatballs; heat through.
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