Summer is here and that means its grill time! Save calories by using this recipe as a marinade or sauce  for your barbecues- your taste buds and waistline will thank you. 



2 cans of tomato paste (6 ounce cans)

½ cup apple cider vinegar

⅓ cup zero calorie sweetener such as Stevia or Splenda

1 tablespoon liquid hickory smoke

2 teaspoons smoked paprika

2 teaspoons garlic powder 

½ teaspoon onion powder

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon chili powder 

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

1 ½  cups water 



Put all ingredients in a pot. 

Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.

Simmer for 5 minutes then remove from heat.

Store the sauce in the fridge in an airtight container. It will keep for about a week. 


Makes 6-8 servings. Count each serving as free! Enjoy! 

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