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BBQ Relish

Yield Makes 2 cups


  • 1/4 cup chopped uncooked bacon (about 1 1/2 slices)
  • 1/4 cup minced white onion
  • 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced pasilla or poblano pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups commercial barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Cook bacon in a heavy saucepan until crisp; drain. Add onion, peppers, and garlic. Cover and cook over medium heat for 8 minutes. Stir in barbecue sauce. Bring mixture to a boil. Cool completely; stir in cilantro and lemon juice.

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