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Easy Barbecue Sauce

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  Bacon 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Chopped onions 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Beef broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Bottled chili sauce 12 Ounce
  Brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 4 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon, cut into bits

In a saucepan cook the bacon over moderate heat, stirring, until it is golden With a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate and pour off all but 2 tablespoons fat.
Add the onions and green pepper and cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until the onions are golden brown.
Stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute.
Add the reserved bacon and all the remaining ingredients except the butter.
Simmer for 30 minutes, skimming, and let cool 15 minutes.
Discard the bay leaf.
Transfer the sauce to a blender and puree until combined well.With the motor running, add the butter and continue to blend until it is incorporated.
Transfer to jars with tight fitting lids and keep refrigerated.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1333 Calories from Fat 582

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103%

Saturated Fat 33.9 g169.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 156.8 mg52.3%

Sodium 5943.3 mg247.6%

Total Carbohydrates 161 g53.8%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g58.1%

Sugars 118.9 g

Protein 31 g61.3%

Vitamin A 80.9% Vitamin C 370%

Calcium 23.2% Iron 37%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Barbecue Sauce Recipe