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Chocolate BBQ Sauce

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

A unique twist on a summertime favorite, this sweet and tangy barbecue sauce will be great on chicken, steak or slathered on a hamburger.

Chocolate BBQ Sauce

 2 tbsp Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 medium onion, chopped
 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
 1 ½ cups ketchup
 ¼ cup strong brewed coffee
 ¼ cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
 3 tbsp honey
 3 tbsp Colavita Balsamic Vinegar
 1 ½ oz Perugina Bittersweet Chocolate 70%, chopped
 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
 2 tsp dry mustard
 1 ½ tsp kosher salt
 ½ tsp chipotle chili powder
 ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1

Heat olive oil in a 4-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat.

2

Add onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

3

Stir in the remaining ingredients and continue to stir until the chocolate has melted and the sugar has dissolved.

4

Continue cooking at a low simmer, stirring frequently, until the sauce has thickened, about 10 minutes.

5

Taste and adjust salt if needed.

6

Serve right away and save the remaining sauce refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4