Mr. Food: Watermelon Apricot Barbecue Sauce

February 2, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
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.

3 cups

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1-1/4 cups apricot preserves
3 cups watermelon chunks, pureed
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup diced watermelon

  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.

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