Hot Pineapple Sauce
A great gift idea! This peppery pineapple sauce makes a wonderful accompaniment with pork, ham or poultry. To decorate gift jars, cover the lid with a square of fabric or decorative paper and tie with a lovely ribbon or strands of raffia.
1 (12-ounce) jar apricot preserves
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
2 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeño peppers
2 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
- Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Spoon into a gift container; cover and chilled. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Makes 1 1/3 cups.
DIRECTIONS FOR GIFT CARD: Heat Hot Pineapple Sauce in a small saucepan. Serve with pork, ham or poultry. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Adapted from a recipe from Southern Living.