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Basic Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Basic Barbecue Sauce Recipe
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    Condiments and Sauces

  • Cusine



2 cups ketchup

1/4 cup cider vinegar

1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons molasses

2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard

1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce

1 tablespoon of your favorite barbecue rub

1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Combine all of the ingredients in a nonreactive saucepan and slowly bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and gently simmer until dark, thick, and richly flavored, 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer the sauce to a clean jar and store in the refrigerator. It will keep for several months.