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Cherry Balsamic Barbecue Sauce

Posted by The Stay At Home Chef on

Recipe and Image from The Stay At Home Chef

2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Blood OrangeChipotleEureka LemonGarlicPersian Lime, or Wild Rosemary)
1 sweet yellow onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 c. dark sweet cherries
1 c. ketchup
⅔ c. brown sugar
⅓ c. Balsamic Vinegar (Black CherryDark ChocolateEspressoPomegranateTangerineTraditional, or Vanilla)
1 Tbsp. Worchestershire sauce
2 tsp. ground mustard
½ tsp. black pepper

1. Remove stems and pits from cherries. 
2. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute about five minutes, add garlic, and saute another 1-2 minutes.
3. Stir in cherries, ketchup, brown sugar, balsamic vinegar,  Worcestershire, mustard, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 10 minutes.
4. Transfer to a blender or food processor or use an immersion blender to combine until sauce is smooth.
5. Simmer an additional 10 minutes.

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