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Green Barbecue Sauce

Yield 3 cups
A slow simmer gives this tomatillo barbecue sauce its rich flavor. Serve over grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds green tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds tomatillos, husked and coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/2 to 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 large sweet onion, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Cook all ingredients in a large stockpot over medium-low heat 2 hours or until tomatoes and tomatillos are tender. Cool.

  2. Process green tomato mixture, in batches, in a food processor or blender until smooth.

  3. Note: Sauce may be stored in refrigerator up to 1 week.