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BBQ Sauce Recipe

BBQ Sauce

A lot of BBQ sauce recipes use ketchup but we're taking it right back to basics with this one and it's still as easy! This sticky sauce is sweet with maple syrup, smokey with paprika and has a kick from cayenne. It's the easiest recipe, just heat in a pan and play around with the ingredient quantities until you've found your perfect recipe.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Condiments
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 75 kcal


  • 700 g passata
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 8 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 3 tsp garlic powder


  • Add all of the ingredients to a large pot or pan over low heat and warm gently while stirring until combined. Continue to cook until the desired thickness is reached (approx. 15 minutes).

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 75kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 1gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.04gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 278mgPotassium: 364mgFiber: 2gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 543IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 2mg

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