2 Tbsp olive oil
½ onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup grapefruit juice
1 cup low-sodium tomato paste
¼ cup red wine vinegar
12 Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted and coarsely chopped
½ cup brown sugar
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp each salt and ground black pepper
Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the remaining ingredients and let simmer for 15 minutes.
Using a blender or immersion blender, purée mixture then simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
Baste chicken or ribs using the sauce. Keep refrigerated for up to 10 days.
Makes 2 ½-cups of sauce.