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Spicy Plum Sauce

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars

"Suzanne Veverka, a field editor from White Cloud, Michigan, suggests, 'This flavorful fruit sauce is delicious over pork or poultry. The pepper gives it a little kick.'"
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Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings
Original recipe yields 72 servings

Directions

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  1. In a blender or food processor, process the plums, onion and garlic in batches until smooth. Transfer to a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 60-90 minutes or until reduced by a third.
  2. Ladle hot mixture into hot jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 15 minutes in a boiling-water bath. Remove jars to wire racks to cool completely.

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This recipe is a nice change from always creating sweet jams or desserts from my plums. Based on the first review, I only used 1/2 cup vinegar (and used red wine vinegar instead). As a result,...

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Maybe I did something wrong or maybe I just am not a vinegar fan, but after all that work all I taste is sweet vinegar and nothing spicy. I may try this again next year when the plums are ripe, ...

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This recipe is a nice change from always creating sweet jams or desserts from my plums. Based on the first review, I only used 1/2 cup vinegar (and used red wine vinegar instead). As a result,...

We love this recipe. I did half the vinegar and I'm happy I did. I also added 1TBSP of chili powder. I did not think it should be called spicy though. Even with the addition it was yummy but not...

Maybe I did something wrong or maybe I just am not a vinegar fan, but after all that work all I taste is sweet vinegar and nothing spicy. I may try this again next year when the plums are ripe, ...

After reading the reviews, the suggestion by Heidi makes a big improvement to the recipe. The red wine vinegar lets the plum and spice flavors shine through. Spices can be adjusted prior to ca...

Nice option from the always sweet treats of plums. Took review advise used only 1/2 cup cider vinegar and 1/2 cup red wine vinegar. I added butter to reduce foam while it reduced and 1 tsp. Loui...

I also used Heidi Eilers suggestion and would make this recipe a 5 star with that.

excellent recipe! i slimmed it down to 12 servings (filled an 8 oz jar), followed a prior review and cut the cider vinegar in half, used yellow mustard instead of ground (i was out of ground), ...

This is a good recipe. Just opened my first jar recently after preserving, and it's very good. Yellow plums are not necessarily the best choice to make this with..a little mild but definitely us...

First time trying this type of canning. Turned out great! So much better than the store variety. I did put about half of the red pepper flakes in as we are not too crazy about spicy food.