Mama's Delicious BBQ Sauce

Megan Todd


Who doesn't love BBQ sauce? It goes with everything that says "Summer!" And with summer peeking through, I thought I'd share this! I also used this delicious sauce to make my BBQ roast beef for sandwiches today :)

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makes 3 cups
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


16 oz
tomato sauce
3/4 c
dark brown sugar, firm packed
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
3 Tbsp
yellow mustard
1 medium
onion, finely chopped
3 clove
garlic, finely minced
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, finely minced
1/2 tsp
paprika, sweet mild
1 tsp
black pepper, fresh ground
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
coarse sea salt


1Prepare onions, and garlic, be sure that they are finely minced. I sometimes puree them with a bit of the sauce to ensure they are well minced.
2In a medium saucepan, add all ingredients, mix well. Simmer over low heat for 10-15 minutes.
3Allow to cool.

Use immediately on your favorite BBQ.
May store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy