Basic Barbeque Sauce


This is a good basic barbeque. I personally like this sauce.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
2 to 5 . cups


  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 6 fluid ounces tomato-vegetable juice cocktail (such as V8®), or more to taste

  • ¾ cup molasses

  • 2 tablespoons Meyer lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh onion

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper


  1. Stir ketchup, tomato-vegetable juice cocktail, molasses, Meyer lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, onion, garlic, and black pepper together in a bowl.

  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate to let the flavors blend, at least 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

180 Calories
0g Fat
46g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 561mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 16mg 82%
Calcium 107mg 8%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 862mg 18%

* 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.

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