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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Homemade Barbecue Sauce. Make your own bbq sauce from scratch in less than 20 minutes with this easy recipe! This barbecue sauce is tangy, sweet, smoky, and finger-licking good! It’s the perfect barbecue sauce for ribs, pulled pork, chicken, marinades, and more! (Gluten-free and Vegan)
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword: barbecue sauce, bbq sauce, easy recipe, homemade, no ketchup
Servings: 2.5 cups
Calories: 42kcal
Author: Capri Lilly


  • 2 cups Organic Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce (or coconut aminos)
  • 2 tsp Hickory Liquid Smoke
  • 1/3 cup Maple Syrup or Molasses
  • 2/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Chipotle Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper


  • Combine the ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer over medium-low heat until it thickens, about 15-20 minutes. Be sure to stir occasionally.
  • Adjust the taste to your liking. Use immediately, or refrigerate in an airtight mason jar for up to 10 days.


To Make Vegan:

To Make Gluten-Free:

You can also use Coconut Aminos instead of Worchestershire sauce. Coconut Aminos is both gluten-free and vegan.