Hattie's Tart Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Hattie's Tart Cherry Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 cup canned or frozen tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/4 cup cherry preserves
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan with a heavy bottom; mix well. Simmer, covered, over medium heat about 25 minutes. If desired, thicken with a bit of cornstarch dissolved in water. Adjust seasoning.

Thanks to the Cherry Marketing Institute for this recipe.

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