Barbecue Sauce

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
3 cups

It takes just 30 minutes to make and keeps for at least one month. Brush this sauce on our Pork Ribs or whatever else you may be barbecuing.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder

  • 1 teaspoon red-pepper flakes

  • 3 tablespoons light-brown sugar

  • 2 cups ketchup

  • cup Worcestershire sauce

  • cup cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon molasses

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in mustard powder and red-pepper flakes; cook 30 seconds.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in sugar, ketchup, Worcestershire, vinegar, molasses, and black pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes.


Cook's Notes

Let the sauce cool completely before transferring to airtight containers and storing in the refrigerator (label and date)

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