Easy Barbecue Sauce
|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)|
|Lemon juice||4 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Tablespoon, grated|
|Cider vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Hot pepper sauce||1 Teaspoon|
|Cayenne pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cumin||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|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.