Green Barbecue Sauce

Green Barbecue Sauce Recipe
A slow simmer gives this tomatillo barbecue sauce its rich flavor. Serve over grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp.


3 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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

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

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