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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, gluten-free, Homemade Barbecue Sauce, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 508kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup, chopped onion
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoon vinegar, distilled
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add the garlic and onions and cook for 5 minutes, stirring, being careful not to burn them.
  • Reduce the heat to low. Add the catsup (ketchup), molasses, brown sugar, vinegar (or less to taste), Worcestershire sauce and stir.
  • Allow to simmer for 20 minutes. Taste after simmering and add whatever ingredient it needs (more spice, more sugar, etc.).
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Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 116g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1206mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 105g

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