Chipotle Cherry Barbecue Sauce

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Chipotle Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Chipotle Cherry Barbecue Sauce
3 cups fresh cherries, pitted
1/2 cup lime juice
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 to 1/3 cup brown sugar (depending on sweetness of cherries)
1 to 2 canned chipotle peppers plus 1 tbsp. adobo sauce from can
Salt to taste

Prep: 25 minutes, Cook: 30 minutes, Makes: about 2 cups

1. Stir together all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

2. Remove cover and increase heat slightly; cook for 20 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Let cool, then puree in a blender or food processor.*

*Use caution when blending hot liquids. Hold blender lid down with a kitchen towel while blender is running.

Nutritional Information:
(based on 1/4-cup serving): 70 calories, 1 g protein, 0 g total fat (0 g sat., 0 g trans), 19 g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 13 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 1 point


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I used one regular and one small chipotle pepper and this is HOT HOT HOT HOT. But good! I might just use half a pepper next time so I can think about the cherry flavor, too.

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