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Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce with Truvia® Natural Sweetener

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"This rich, sweet barbecue sauce with a little kick made in the Kansas City tradition is sure to complement your favorite grilled foods. Made with Truvia® natural sweetener, each serving has 70% less sugar and 60% fewer calories than the full sugar version.**"
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Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. Saute onion and garlic in butter in medium sauce pan.
  2. In a separate small bowl, stir together the remaining ingredients.
  3. Add to sauce pan, simmer for 30 minutes. For thinner sauce, reduce cook time, and for thicker sauce increase cook time.
  4. For best results, refrigerate overnight before use.


  • * or 27 packets Truvia® natural sweetener
  • Variations:
  • Replace red wine vinegar with another version such as apple cider.
  • For more heat, add your favorite chilies or ground peppers.
  • **This sauce has 35 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving compared to the sugar-sweetened version that has 80 calories and 17 grams of sugar per serving.
  • Nutrition Facts per serving (2 Tbsp-36 g): Calories 35; Total Fat, 0.5g; Saturated Fat, 0g; Trans Fat, 0g; Cholesterol, 0mg; Sodium, 290mg; Total Carbohydrate, 13g; Dietary Fiber, 0g; Sugars, 5g; Erythritol, 5g; Protein, 0g; Vitamin A, 8% DV; Vitamin C, 6% DV; Calcium, 0% DV; Iron, 2% DV.

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If you like sweet bbq sauce, this one will do it. But I cut the sugar down to 1/4 cup and it was still sickening sweet. Next time, I'll cut it even more. It's a good sauce, I liked it, got all o...

I don’t know how Kansas City BBQ sauce is supposed to taste, but we liked this recipe...a lot! Had a bunch of ingredients, but they all had a good balance. This had just the right amount of sp...

This is so delicious. Substituted sugar for only 1/2 cup stevia in the Raw. Still was too sweet. But awesome.

so yummy! I'm making it again!

I used no salt added tomato sauce, one can and 1/4 cup no salt ketchup, eliminated the additional salt, for a tasty low sodium version. I used apple cider vinegar and substituted a small amount ...