Carolina BBQ Pork Sauce


In North Carolina, barbeque sauce is made with a vinegar base and ground red pepper. Pork is the meat of choice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 cups


  • 2 cups distilled white vinegar

  • cup ketchup

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. In a sauce pan, combine vinegar, ketchup, water and sugar. Season with salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

15 Calories
0g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 15
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 112mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 46mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.