Honey Apple Bacon Sauce


  • 1/3 cup semisweet honey (we recommend tawari honey)
  • 1 gala apple (cored and cubed)
  • 1 granny smith apple (cored and cubed)
  • 1/2 large red onion (1/4 inch chop)
  • 125g thick-cut bacon (chopped and
  • cooked)
  • 6 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • ½ tsp sumac (use 1 tsp for a tarter
  • flavour)
  • 1 tsp horopito powder (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 cups apple juice


In a large pot add the wet ingredients with the bacon, apples, pepper and onion. Cook on med-low heat for 30-40 mins, until the apples and onions have become soft. Add the sumac and Horopito if using and cook for another 10 minutes.

In a blender wiz, the sauce to make it smooth and return to the pot. Add 1-2 cups of apple juice to make the sauce thinner (to your liking) and cook at a simmer for 10 minutes.

Bottle while hot into warm bottles or jars and seal tight. Once opened store in the fridge for up to 1 month.

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