Barbados Bajan Seasoning

I've spent a lot of time in Barbados and used this wonderful seasoning just about all the time.  I even used to buy it and bring it home.  I eventually tracked down recipes and spoke to many people so I could make it myself, and its so delicious!  It looks a lot like pickle relish, but spicy, and a bit sweet. Eat it on sandwiches, on baked potatoes, stirred into pasta, anywhere you like.  Sometimes I eat it on buttered Crispbread crackers. Mouthwatering!

Its stores best in a tightly sealed glass jar, and holds for months.  You're supposed to wait a week before eating it, but I can never wait that long!

1 pound Onions -- coarsely chopped
5 ounces Green Onions -- coarsely chopped
8 cloves Garlic
4 Habaneros Chilis -- stemmed and seeded
2 oz fresh Parsley -- finely chopped
2 oz fresh Thyme -- stems removed
2 oz fresh Marjoram -- stems removed
1 1/2 cup Vinegar
2 T Worcestershire sauce
1 t ground Cloves
1/4 t Black Pepper
3 tablespoons Salt

In a food processor, combine onions, green onions, garlic and chiles and process to a coarse paste.  Transfer mixture to a medium bowl.  In food processor or blender, place parsley, thyme, marjoram and vinegar.  Liquefy and add to onion paste.  Add remaining ingredients; mix well.  Cover and refrigerate.


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