Cherry Barbecue Sauce
Recipe Type: Sauce
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Serves: 1 pint
Slathered on chicken, pork and more before grilling, this slightly sweet cherry barbecue sauce is a summer delight.
  • 6 cups cherries
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 7 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp molasses
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • ⅔ cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp pineapple juice
  1. Pit cherries. Process cherries in food processor. Strain juice with a fine sieve to remove bits of skin. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.
  3. Sweat onions in oil until they are soft and very fragrant.
  4. Add minced garlic and cook along for another few minutes until that is very fragrant.
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients to the pan. Bring to a low boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer until sauce is thickened, about 50 minutes.
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