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Spiced Plum Or Plum And Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Red plums 1 1⁄2 Pound (ripe, 750 g)
  Ripe red tomatoes/All plums /vary the proportions of the two 1 1⁄2 Pound (750 g)
  White sugar/Brown sugar 1 Pound (500 g)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped
  Onion 4 Ounce, chopped (125 g)
  Bramley apple 6 Ounce, cored and chopped (185 g)
  Mixed spice/Allspice 2 Teaspoon (1 heaped tsp)
  Black peppercorns 1⁄2 Ounce (15g)
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried chili 12
  Fresh bay leaves/2 dried bay leaves 4
  Red wine vinegar 1 Pint (600 ml)
Directions

Put all the ingredients into a large pan and bring slowly to the boil.
Simmer gently for up to 2 hours, until the mixture is a sloppy pulp.
Cool a little then strain through a colander to remove the stones and skins.
You can then sieve the puree if you prefer a really smooth sauce.
If the sauce is too runny, reduce over a gentle heat to the desired consistency.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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2 Comments

loricar's picture
sounds great, but what would you use it with? bbq, spaghetti, meatloaf, what?
Anonymous's picture
Hi Loricar, This is a sweet and spicy sauce which can be eaten with roasts, barbecues, tossed with vegetables or simply savored as a preserve.