Cherry Chipotle BBQ

This simple barbecue sauce pairs beautifully with ribs, pulled pork, roasted chicken, and salmon.

Makes: 650 ml (22 ounces)

Total Time: 20 Minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate


  • 5 other tomatoes
  • ½ onion, peeled, diced
  • 140 g (1 cup) dried cherries
  • 55 g (¼ cup) light brown sugar
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) apple cider vinegar
  • 2 chipotle peppers, from a can
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat char grill to high heat. Place tomatoes and onions on the grill and rotate while cooking. Cook until tomato skins are charred and starting to collapse, and onions begin to soften. Cool for 30 minutes.
  2. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix 40 oz. container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Power Blend.
  4. Push to Start and allow machine to complete programmed cycle.

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