1 Tbsp canola oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 ounces tomato paste 1 cup ketchup 1 cup water 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 molasses 1/2 apple cider vinegar pinch red pepper flakes pinch smokey paprika 1 Tbsp dry mustard 1 Tbsp worsteshire sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/8 tsp fresh nutmeg 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 cup Jack Daniels or bourbon(optional) 1 tsp Kosher Salt 1 tsp Pepper 1 bay leaf
Instructions Heat a medium saucepan, add oil and when hot add the onions & saute´ until soft & beginning to turn brown about 10 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add tomato paste and cook stirring for 2 minutes. Add remainder of ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes to concentrate the flavours.
Although the Jack Daniels/bourbon is optional it really does add something special to this sauce.