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Easy Barbecue Sauce


"I came up with this recipe via trial and error after running out of barbecue sauce one too many times. Now my family will not have any other kind. I make it in double batches and store it in a mason jar in the refrigerator. It can be canned for longer storage. You can add chopped garlic and less hot sauce, if desired."
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8 h 15 m servings 98 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute 1 tablespoon onion powder for the chopped onion, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 98 calories; 0.7 g fat; 23.2 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 868 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Omg thank you so much for sharing this recipe. My heart dropped when I got home from the store and realized that I didn't buy BBQ sauce for the sliced brisket I got. I was out! You saved the da...

This is a great base. I would give it five, but as is there is WAY too much sugar. I reduced to a 1/4 cup and it was still pretty sweet. I am glad that I didn't put the whole amount and trusted ...

Cut the sugar to 1/4 cup and add a tablespoon of Dijon mustard. This is better than any store bbq sauce you can buy.

All things good in life! I had different flavored ketchups and combined them into the amount of ketchup required. Absolutely delicious. Took leftovers, added currant jelly and cooked lil smok...

Wow so glad I found this recipe.Super easy and you can tweak this and that to your preference.Sauce is awesome just the way it is but I did cut back on the sugar but then again that is a persona...

3.2.16 I cut the brown sugar back to 1/4 cup (personal taste preference) and didn't use the liquid smoke (flavor we don't care for). For the hot sauce, I split it between Sriracha® and Frank's...