Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce
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Homemade Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce

Sweet and tangy homemade barbecue sauce recipe.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 49kcal
Author I Heart Eating

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/3 cup molasses not blackstrap
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Couple dashes Chipotle Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke or to taste

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, stir together all of the ingredients except liquid smoke.
  • Bring to boil over medium-low heat, whisking regularly.
  • Once at a boil, reduce heat to low, and let simmer 30 minutes, stirring regularly. 
  • Stir in liquid smoke to taste.
  • Let cool to room temperature.
  • Transfer to a container, and store, covered, in the fridge for up to 1 month.

Notes

*Nutrition values are estimates.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 139mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.3mg