Kansas City Barbecue Sauce

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2 cups plus 4 tablespoons ketchup
2 cups water
2/3 cup cider vinnegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
3 tablespoons molasses
2 teaspoons celery seeds
1 teaspoon smoked salt (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer for 25 minutes or until slightly thickened. Yield 5 cups. (serving size about 2 tablespoons).

Nutritional Facts per serving: Calories 31; Fat 0.1g (sat.0, mono 0,poly 0); Protein 0.3g; Carb 7.8g, Fiber 0.2g;Chol 0 mg; Iron 0.3 mg; Sodium 198 mg; Calcium 12 mg.

Source: July 2007 issue of Cooking Light.

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Since I'm on a low sodium diet, we have been looking for a barbecue sauce which is not high in sodium and taste great. We found it in the Kansas City Barbecue sauce which we slightly changed to our taste.

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