3 cups canned tomatoes (pureed in blender)
2 teaspn onion powder
1/2 teaspn EA: cloves, allspice, cinnamon
1/2 cup white vinegar
2 pkgs Equal
Combine all ingredients except sweetener in saucepan and simmer slowly, 1 1/2 hours, stirring often. Take off heat and stir in sweetener. Cool and pour in jar. Keeps 4 months in refrigerator.
Total: 45 carb (36 NET carbs)
Makes 48 T @ .75 carbs ea.
We loved this, especially combined with mayo for Russian dressing. The flavor was a little unusual, not like regular ketchup.
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
7 oz jar roasted red peppers
1/2 sm onion, chopped
1 T olive oil
1 T balsamic vinegar
parsley, Old Bay seasoning, basil
1 T heavy cream
1 t butter
1/2 cup zucchini
Process red peppers with juice and garlic in food processor. In oil, sauté onions and zucchini. Add spices. Add vinegar and cook 1 minute until liquid absorbed. Add pepper puree and stir. Add 1 t butter and stir until melted. Add heavy cream and stir. Can serve over pork, fish or chicken.
Total: 21 carb, (14 NET carb)
Serves 2 @ 7 NET carbs
Sweet & Sour Sauce
3/4 cup water
1/3 cup ketchup (unsweetened)
1/3 cup vinegar
1 T soy sauce
3/4 cup Splenda
Xanthan gum (about 1 t)
Combine water, ketchup, vinegar and soy. Heat until boiling. Add guar gum to
thicken. Take off heat and stir in Equal. Pour over meat.
TOTAL (1 cup): 30 carb. Per 1/4 cup serving: 7.5 carbs
If you can cut the Splenda, or use liquid Splenda, it will reduce the carbs significantly
4 T butter
4 T oil
3 garlic cloves
Melt butter, add oil and sauté garlic. Add splash of lemon juice.
Total: 3 carb. Serves 2 @ 1.5 carbs.
1 cup syrup: 1 cup water
1/2 tbsp extract
1 tbsp liquid splenda, or 24 pkts
1/2 tsp guar gum
1/2 cup syrup: 1/2 cup water
3/4 tsp extract
1 1/2 tsp liquid splenda, or 12 pkts
1/4 tsp guar gum
1/4 cup syrup: 1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp extract
3/4 tsp liquid splenda, or 6 pkts
1/8 tsp guar gum
Boil water with extract and sweetener. Remove from heat and add guar gum, 1/4 tsp at a time and stir WELL. This will thicken upon cooling.
Carb counts: with liquid splenda = 0. Each pkt of splenda is .5 carbs.