Homemade BBQ Sauce

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Homemade BBQ Sauce – If you’re someone looking for the best Barbecue sauce recipe from fresh tomatoes all from the scratch, that taste better than the store-bought and it takes less than 15 minutes of your time!

Be ready to indulge this tangy, spicy, lip-smacking barbecue sauce just at your fingertips. bbq sauce is served in the small glass jar

What is BBQ sauce:

Barbecue sauce or Bbq sauce is the immensely popular sauce that is a staple on the dining table on the history of the American barbecue party!

“ Barbecue” is the English word adaption from either the Spanish word “barbacoa” or the word “barabicoa” from the Taino Native American tribes.

Unlike the other recipes that call for the tomato ketchup, this Bbq sauce recipe is made of fresh tomatoes, we simmer the fresh tomato puree for the thick consistency and the seasonings are added just the way you love your Barbecue sauce.

The barbecue sauce also called BBQ Sauce is the flavoring agent that is made of tomato base, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, hot sauce, honey, olive oil garlic powder, and onion powder.

This sauce is used on the meats or veggies as a marinade, basting, or condiment and cooked in the barbecue cooking style.

Reason to love this BBQ Sauce Recipe:

Making bbq sauce from the fresh tomato puree makes it intensely flavorful.

You will love how easy it is to make and pantry friendly.

Easily customizable, you can make it just the way you want, spicier, sweeter.

How to make Barbecue Sauce:

 

bbq sauce ingredients
These all the ingredients to make bbq sauce
olive oil in the sauce pan
Heat olive oil in the saucepan
tomato puree in the small sauce pan
Pour in the tomato puree
thickend tomato puree in the sauce pan
Stir and cook the tomato puree for 5 minutes till they are thickened.
tomato puree, soy sauce and other ingredients in the sauce pan
Add all the other ingredients.
barbecue sauce sauce in the sauce pan is being stirred using spatula
Stir and cook for another 5 minutes over low-medium heat. The BBQ sauce would thicken. Stir constantly until the desired consistency.

barbecue sauce recipe in the glass jar

Tips to Make the Best BBQ sauce:

The tomato has to be in the fine puree, consistency to get the smoother consistency of the sauce you can strain the puree in a mesh colander to remove the seeds.

While cooking the tomato puree, make sure to cover with the lid because the tomato puree tends to splatter and bulbs up.

Simmer the sauce that helps to slightly thicken and the flavors are meld together.

The sauce tends to stick to the bottom of the pan, so stir them occasionally.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is this BBQ sauce is healthy?

Making Bbq sauce at home is healthy than the store-bought, you can have control over the ingredients. This bbq sauce is purely made of fresh tomatoes and some spices.

The study says that tomato-based foods are lower the risk of Coronary Heart disease.

The tomato containing lycopene is lower in cholesterol.

How long can you keep barbecue sauce?

Homemade bbq sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for 6 to 7 days. Store them in an air-tight container.

Can you Freeze Bbq sauce?

Yes! For the longest shelf life, it is always better to store in the freezer. Bring the sauce to room temperature and store it in the freezer-safe container or jar. This way it says well and good for 3 months.

To thaw: You can thaw the sauce just by keeping in the refrigerator overnight or just keep in the countertop 30 minutes before cooking.

What are the ways to use Barbecue sauce?

The barbecue sauce can be used as the marinade, glaze, or Served as the dip for crunchy fries, Meatloaf, use as a pizza sauce, tacos, Marinade for potato, mushroom, broccoli, chicken, meat, shrimp or salmon.

How to thicken the sauce?

Simmer the sauce in low heat for few more minutes stirring constantly until the liquid evaporated.

Other Dips and Sauces Recipes you would like to try:

Buffalo sauce Recipe (Wing sauce)

Spinach Dip Recipe

Hoisin sauce

Enchilada sauce

Easy Marinara Sauce

Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Best Tahini Recipe 

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Barbecue Sauce


  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Homemade BBQ sauce- If you’re someone looking for the best Barbecue sauce recipe from fresh tomatoes all from the scratch, that taste better than the store-bought and it takes less than 15 minutes of your time! Be ready to indulge this tangy, spicy, lip-smacking barbecue sauce just at your fingertips.


Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1.5 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste/ tomato ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. These all the ingredients to make bbq sauce
  2. Heat olive oil in the saucepan
  3. Pour in the tomato puree
  4. Stir and cook the tomato puree for 5 minutes till they are thickened.
  5. Add all the other ingredients.
  6. Stir and cook for another 5 minutes over low-medium heat. The BBQ sauce would thicken. Stir constantly until the desired consistency.

Notes

Tips to make the best barbecue sauce:

  1. The tomato has to be in the fine puree, consistency to get the smoother consistency of the sauce you can strain the puree in a mesh colander to remove the seeds.
  2. While cooking the tomato puree, make the sure cover with the lid because the tomato puree tends to splatter and bulbs up.
  3. Simmer the sauce that helps to slightly thicken and the flavors are meld together.
  4. The sauce tends to stick to the bottom of the pan, so stir them occasionally.
  • Category: Dips
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: bbq sauce, bbq sauce recipe, barbecue sauce

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