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The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

This recipe makes for the best homemade BBQ sauce, hands down! You will want to put this delicious, easy to make sauce on everything.

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Make the best homemade barbecue sauce!

This is one of those super easy recipes that will teach you how to create your own BBQ sauce! The best BBQ sauce is one that is made at home with a handful of ingredients in the pantry or simple supplies from the grocery store.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

You can easily control the smoky flavors, sugar content and level of heat by creating your own sauce this barbecue season.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe:

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Supplies:

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Process

Directions:

1. In a mixing bowl whisk together all of the ingredients.

2. Serve immediately or cover and store in the fridge until ready to use.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

We made delicious baby back ribs on the Traeger the other day and I have to say that this perfect barbecue sauce was my favorite part! Scroll to the bottom of this post to get the full recipe card.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

How to store sauce:

This homemade sauce can be kept in an airtight container for a few weeks. We like to store this easy sauce in a mason jar in the fridge to use all summer long.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

This great sauce comes together perfectly with the ingredients listed, however you can play with the original recipe by adding a few things to those basic ingredients. Give your homemade bbq sauce a unique flavor that you can call your own. Simply add or substitute ingredients to your liking.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

We also love this amazing Alabama White Sauce Recipe that you should totally try! Try these variations when creating your own barbecue sauce…

Substitutions & additions:

  • Use tomato paste or tomato sauce instead of ketchup, just add water for less sugar than the base of ketchup.
  • Add yellow mustard, dry mustard or ground mustard.
  • Apple cider vinegar or white vinegar can be used instead of red wine.
  • A dash of cayenne pepper will add extra heat to this homemade sauce
  • Add onion powder, garlic powder or hot sauce to taste
  • This easy BBQ sauce is perfect for adding to all kinds of dishes!
The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

What should you use this sauce on?? Pretty much everything! It’s teenager and dude approved!!

What do I use this sauce on?

I am sure that there are other things that this sauce would be amazing paired with! Just try it and tell us which one was your favorite.

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce

Be sure to check out these 20+ Best Smoker Recipes on a Pellet Grill too!

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The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce

The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

This recipe makes for the best homemade BBQ sauce, hands down! You will want to put this delicious, easy to make sauce on everything.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 122kcal
Author: Heather Painchaud
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Ingredients
 

  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • 1. In a mixing bowl whisk together all of the ingredients.
  • 2. Serve immediately or cover and store in the fridge until ready to use.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Sodium: 681mg | Sugar: 29g
about heather

Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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