This tangy, sweet-and-spicy take on barbecue sauce has a nice balance of vinegar, sweetness from the cherries and spice from the chili powder. Try it with pork tenderloin or steak.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2019

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active:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine cherries, onion, vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, water, garlic, chile powder and cumin in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until the onion is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • Transfer the mixture to a blender. Remove the center piece of the lid (so steam can escape) ; secure the lid and place a towel over the opening. Process until smooth, about 30 seconds. Add butter and salt; process until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons
54 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 10.5g; dietary fiber 0.5g; sugars 8.8g; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 0.9g; cholesterol 3.8mg; vitamin a iu 264.1IU; vitamin c 1.5mg; folate 3.6mcg; calcium 12.5mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 4.4mg; potassium 72.3mg; sodium 232.6mg; added sugar 7g.

1/2 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate

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