Honey BBQ Sauce

YIELD: Makes approx. 2 quarts

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup

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canola oil

3 cups

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sweet onions

,

chopped

1 cup

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roasted red bell peppers

,

chopped

1/2 cup

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Italian parsley

,

chopped

2 cups

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tomato sauce

1 1/2 cups

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honey

1 cup

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orange juice

1 cup

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dry white wine

3 T

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apple cider vinegar

2 T

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lemon juice

1 T

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garlic

,

chopped

1/4 cup

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Worcestershire sauce

salt

cracked black pepper

cayenne pepper

DIRECTIONS

In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, peppers and parsley; cook, stirring occasionally until onions are translucent. Add tomato sauce, honey, orange juice, wine, vinegar, lemon juice and garlic; cover and simmer on low heat for 1 hour.

Add Worcestershire sauce and season with salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Simmer, covered, for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Purée with a hand-held blender or transfer sauce to a blender and blend on medium speed for 1 minute.