Zesty Barbecue Sauce
1 gallon ketchup
1 quart water
2 large onions, finely chopped
1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 serrano chile, seeded and diced
3/4 cup commercial hot salsa
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles, undrained
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
2 teaspoons dried celery flakes
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon hot sauce
Combine all ingredients in a large Dutch oven. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 2 hours or to desired consistency.
Refrigerate sauce and use within 2 weeks or freeze.
This makes 1 gallon!
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