Basic Barbecue Sauce

Basic Barbecue Sauce
Staff Writer

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This barbecue sauce recipe from Delicatessen is as basic as it gets, and it shows how simple sometimes really is better. 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2  Cup  yellow mustard
  • 2  Tablespoons  dark beer
  • 2  Tablespoons  apple cider vinegar
  • 2  Tablespoons  brown sugar
  • 1  Tablespoon  tomato purée
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8  Tablespoon  cayenne
  • 1  Tablespoon  black pepper
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  Tablespoon  garlic powder
  • 1/4  Cup  ketchup

Directions

In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients, mix, and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and let the sauce cook for at least 1 hour. Cool completely before using. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
7g
8%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
15µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
7µg
8%
Calcium, Ca
43mg
4%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
2µg
0%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
24mg
8%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
62mg
9%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
414mg
28%
Water
38g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Barbecue Shopping Tip

To add lots of flavor without a whole lot of fuss, try purchasing some steak seasoning.

Barbecue Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.