WILD BLUEBERRY DIPPING SAUCE (Small Batch)
Use this savory sauce instead of ketchup, and as a base for many other delicious wild blueberry recipes
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 1 garlic clove finely chopped
- 1 pounds Maine wild blueberries
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar*
- 1 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground mustard flour
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ cups unsweetened applesauce
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- In a heavy pot, heat the olive oil. Add the chopped onion and garlic and cook until transparent.
- Add the blueberries to the onion mixture, cover, and cook until the blueberries soften, about 10 minutes.
- Remove the lid and mash the blueberries.
- Add the apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, ground mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and unsweetened applesauce. Cook for five more minutes.
- Puree the mixture with an immersion blender or pour the mixture into a blender and puree in batches.
- Season to taste with sea salt and fresh pepper. Store in the refrigerator.
Makes about 1.33 cups dipping sauce. Nutritional analysis per 2 ounce serving: 34 calories, .3 grams protein, 7.3 grams carbohydrates, 7.7 mg. sodium, 1.3 grams fiber. Also available: the recipe to make a bigger batch of Wild Blueberry Dipping Sauce.