Thinking barbecue ? Look no further than a few simple pantry items. Enjoy it on your next steak.

Cowboy Barbecue Marinade & Sauce
  • 20 minutes
  • Makes about 40 servings

Cowboy Barbecue Marinade & Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in small saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove 1 cup to use as marinade. Bring remaining marinade to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until desired sauce consistency is reached, stirring occasionally. Set aside until ready to use as Sauce.

  2. Place beef steak(s) and 1 cup marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak(s) to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours for tender steaks; 6 hours or as long as overnight for less tender steaks, turning occasionally.

  3. Remove steak(s) from bag; discard marinade. Place steak(s) on grid over medium, ash-covered coals or over medium heat on preheated gas grill. Grill according to the chart for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.

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