Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

From Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen

 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

¼ cup minced onion

¼ cup ketchup

¼ cup rice vinegar

1/3 cup granulated sugar

3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon hot sauce

¼ cup bourbon or whiskey

2 cups fresh blueberries

Salt and black pepper

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the ketchup, vinegar, granulated sugar, brown sugar, mustard, hot sauce, and whiskey (if using) and bring to a simmer. Add the blueberries and simmer over low heat, stirring until thickened, about 10 minutes.

Puree the sauce in a blender or food processor until smooth, Pass it through a fine-mesh sieve and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve warm or at room temperature. Once cool, the sauce can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for several weeks.