Easy BBQ Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Nana Bev

This is a no-brainer. You can add more heat or more sweet - easy to adapt. Great on ribs and chicken. It was in a cookbook I bought for my daughter when she went off to College.

Top Review by flower7

This is a very tasty and easy sauce (as advertised!) I made a few small alterations - double the chili powder and only 2 Tbsp water instead of 1 cup so it would be super thick (I still cooked for 20 minutes, on low heat). Also, for added depth and slightly less sweetness, I used dark brown sugar and dark molasses. This will be made again when I need a quick BBQ sauce. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion and garlic in oil until just softened.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes or so until desired thickness is achieved.
  3. Add extra chili powder or hot sauce to taste.

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