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Simple Smokey Barbecue Sauce

Simple Smokey Barbecue Sauce

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  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Start to Finish 10 mins

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Some of the best homemade barbecue sauces start with ketchup. Try this easy sweet-and-tangy condiment.


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke


  1. In a storage container, stir together ingredients. Cover and store in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. (Note: Nutrition facts are given for 2 tablespoons of sauce.)
  2. Suggested Uses: This sauce can be used any time you would use bottled barbecue sauce. Brush on meats the last 5 to 10 minutes of grilling. Mix into ground meats to flavor your burgers. Makes 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

(Simple Smokey Barbecue Sauce)

cal. (kcal) 50, calcium (mg) 10, vit. A (IU) 194, iron (mg) 0, vit. C (mg) 4, Thiamin (mg) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 11, Potassium (mg) 113, sodium (mg) 270, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 4, pro. (g) 4, carb. (g) 13

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