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The Best Homemade BBQ Sauce

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Vegan



1 15-oz can tomato sauce

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

3/4 cup Simple Homemade Date Syrup (in

3 Tbsp coconut aminos

1 1/2 tsp liquid smoke

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper for heat


Put all ingredients into a medium saucepan. Wisk until well incorporated. Cook over medium high until the sauce reaches a gentle boil. Then reduce heat to low and let simmer uncovered for 15 minutes or until the sauce slightly thickens. 

Enjoy immediately or store sauce in an airtight container for up to a week. 


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Sauces

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