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Watermelon Apricot Barbecue Sauce

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27 Min
27 Min

This homemade barbecue sauce is like no other! With the secret ingredient of healthy watermelon, which adds a spark of flavor, it's a barbecue sauce that will add a fresh touch to any grilled favorite.

What You'll Need:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 3 cups watermelon chunks, pureed
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup diced watermelon
What To Do:
  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté until onion is soft and golden, 7 to 8 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining ingredients. Bring to a simmer for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

Makes 3 cups



Serve over roast pork, grilled chicken, or your favorite seafood.


Recipe courtesy of and adapted from National Watermelon Promotion Board.


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