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Axle's Easy Barbecue Sauce

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I created this recipe in college as a way to cook a great barbecue sauce from the spices in my kitchen without having any fresh ingredients available. Substituting fresh alternatives can only improve the recipe!"
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55 m servings 34
Original recipe yields 32 servings


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  1. Combine ketchup, lemon juice, water, brown sugar, garlic powder, olive oil, paprika, chili powder, honey, salt, dry mustard, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, ground black pepper, and hot sauce together in a large saucepan; cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until sauce is smooth and thickened, 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 34 calories; 1.4 5.7 0.5 0 235 Full nutrition

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I really liked this

Only 4 stars because the amount of garlic must be wrong. I used a tablespoon and it tasted great.

If you are a cook that likes to experiment or modify recipes to make them your own and you are looking for a barbecue sauce recipe to try this is the recipe for you. This recipe has all of the e...

No changes, super tasty and easy.

This would have worked beautifully IF there was not 1/4 cup of garlic powder. One teaspoon would work well but otherwise garlic powder overload.