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Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

This easy homemade BBQ sauce recipe is packed with flavor and made with simple ingredients you have in your pantry (no ketchup). It’s delicious on anything!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy homemade bbq sauce, homemade bbq sauce, how to make bbq sauce from scratch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Calories 192kcal
Author Alli

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons oil vegetable or canola
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 cup crushed pineapple use pineapple and the juice
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke optional
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. 
  • Add onions and cook until translucent. 
  • Add garlic, dry mustard, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper. Cook 1-2 minutes longer. 
  • Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer. 
  • Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the sauce is darker and reduced. 
  • Blend, if desired. 
  • Keep refrigerated for up to 1 week. 

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1276mg | Potassium: 799mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 14.8% | Vitamin C: 17.8% | Calcium: 7.5% | Iron: 13.5%