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mom's bbq sauce

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Joey Wolf
Burlington, IA

This is the bbq sauce we grew up on. It's really the only bbq sauce I like, it's sweet and savory. Not smoky. I usually double the recipe. I make it in an electric will burn and stick if you are multitasking. You can make it a day or 2 in advance.

(2 ratings)
yield 3 cups
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For mom's bbq sauce

  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    worchestershire sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 c
    catsup (low/no sodium)
  • 1 c

How To Make mom's bbq sauce

  • 1
    Combine onions and butter in skillet; saute onions until translucent and not brown.
  • 2
    Stir the remaining ingredients together.
  • 3
    Add to onion & butter mixture.
  • 4
    Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until thickened to desired consistency.
  • 5
    You could use a combo of butter and evoo to reduce the sat. fat content.

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