Sauce, Sweet and Sour

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Ethnicity
None  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Side Dish  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Easy  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Replace part of water with reserved pineapple juice if desired  
Source
 
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Last Modified
2014-10-07  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
2 c
water

33/50 c
vinegar, white

1 1/2 c
sugar, granulated

1 cn
6 oz tomato paste

1 c
reserve juice pineapple tibits

3 T
corn starch

2 T
soy sauce (optional)


Directions
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix together water, distilled white vinegar, white sugar, tomato paste, and pineapple tidbits.

Cook, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes to 20 minutes. 

Mix cornstarch with a little water or pineapple juice until no lumps and then stir into sauce.  Bring to a full boil, stirring consistently, then lower heat.

Gently simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches desired color and consistency.

If you don't like pineapple pieces, feel free to strain them out!