Secretly Simple Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue Sauce
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Hands-On Time
25
minutes
Total Time
25
minutes
Makes 2 cups

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
olive oil
1/2
small onion, finely chopped
1
clove
garlic, finely chopped
1
cup
ketchup
1/4
cup
cider vinegar
1/4
cup
molasses
2
tablespoons
brown sugar
2
tablespoons
Dijon mustard
2
teaspoons
Worcestershire sauce
1
tablespoon
chili powder
1/4
teaspoon
cayenne pepper (optional)
kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the ketchup, vinegar, molasses, brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cayenne (if using), ¾ cup water, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon black pepper and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, 12 to 15 minutes. The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Kate Merker
July 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 24
  • Fat 0 g
  • Sat Fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 114 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 5 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Calcium 9 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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