Judy's Brown Sauce

"Great with meatloaf, or any meats. Made with plums, apples, and onions basically."
Judy's Brown Sauce Judy's Brown Sauce
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  • Serves
    200
  • Prep
    2 h
  • Cook
    3 h
  • Ready In
    6 h
  • Difficulty
  • Nutritions

Method for Judy's Brown Sauce

  • 1
    Working in batches, place the apples, plums and onions into the work bowl of a food processor, and grind until fine. Transfer the ground fruit and onions into a large pot, and stir in the malt vinegar, sugar, salt, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cayenne pepper until the mixture is well combined. Bring to a simmer over low heat, and simmer until brown and thickened, about 3 to 4 hours.
  • 2
    Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pack the sauce into the hot, sterilized jars, filling the jars to within 1/4 inch of the top. Run a knife or a thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids, and screw on rings.
  • 3
    Place a rack in the bottom of a large stockpot, and fill halfway with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then carefully lower the jars into the pot using a holder. Leave a 2 inch space between the jars. Pour in more boiling water if necessary until the water level is at least 1 inch above the tops of the jars. Bring the water to a full boil, cover the pot, and process for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove the jars from the stockpot and place onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool. Once cool, press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight (lid does not move up or down at all). Store in a cool, dark area.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups peeled, cored, and roughly chopped tart apples
  • 10 cups pitted and halved fresh prune plums
  • 5 cups chopped onions
  • 6 cups malt vinegar
  • 5 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cayenne pepper
  • 15 half-pint canning jars with lids and rings
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