Gr8 Barbecue Sauce

Gr8 Barbecue Sauce

Everybody loves a good barbecue but what is key to a successful meal is simply a good basic barbecue sauce.

This recipe calls for only a few simple ingredients that are easy to pull out of your pantry at a moment’s notice. It only takes a few minutes to combine the ingredients and…. voila! A sweet and spicy sauce that works well with ribs, burgers, on chicken, in baked beans…just about any meal that needs that barbecue flavor. Add a little Jalapeño pepper if you really want to turn up the heat!

This sauce is so finger lickin’ good and easy that you will never use store bought barbecue sauce again!


Gr8 Barbecue Sauce

Servings 4 cups


  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Tabasco sauce


  1. In a small saucepan mix all ingredients together.
  2. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring until the sugar is fully dissolved.
  3. The sauce is now ready to use.

Recipe Notes

Gr8 Do-Ahead Tip:

The sauce can be made up to 3 days ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator in a covered container.


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