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Peach Barbecue Sauce

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
Yield Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Time: 30 minutes. Summer peaches and savory spices are delicious in this versatile barbecue sauce. We used it on grilled pork chops, but it would be fantastic on chicken or ribs as well.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from a can of chipotle chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sliced fresh or frozen peaches

Nutrition Information

  • calories 81
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • protein 0.9 g
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 13 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • sodium 328 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  2. Stir in tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, adobo sauce, mustard, allspice, and salt. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add peaches and cook until starting to soften, 2 to 5 minutes.

  3. Transfer to a blender and purée until smooth. Serve sauce with your favorite grilled meats and grilled peach halves.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.