Sweet and Smokey BBQ Sauce

Steven Hullinger


I wanted to find an alternative to what you buy in the bottles. I came up with this recipe that my family loves and I always have it on hand when I fire up the grill. This is not a thick sauce so it's much easier to pour your desired amount.


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 dash(es)
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 5 dash(es)
    chipotle tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Sweet and Smokey BBQ Sauce


  1. In a small saucepan, add all ingredients together and let it come to a small boil allowing sauce to heat through.
  2. Once heated through, let sauce cool for a few minutes.
  3. Once sauce is cooled, pour sauce into a jar or container, then place in the refrigerator until you're ready to use.

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About Sweet and Smokey BBQ Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American

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