Cooking With Kimes - Homemade BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

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Spice up any regular BBQ dish with this simple and homemade BBQ sauce. It only takes a few minutes to mix this sauce up, and you can spice it up or sweeten it up to taste!

Ingredients:
1 cup of ketchup
2 tbsp. of tomato paste 
1 tbsp. of yellow mustard
1 tbsp. of Worcestershire sauce
A few drops of liquid smoke
1/3 cup of brown sugar – add more if you like a sweeter sauce
2-3 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons of chili powder (I use hot) – add more if you like a spicier sauce
1 onion minced
3 cloves of garlic minced 
1 tbsp. of butter

Directions:
Over medium heat, melt butter and cook onion on medium heat for 3-4 minutes until soft and translucent. Add in garlic and cook another minute or so. Be careful not to burn.
Stir in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes until thickened. 
Remove from heat and transfer into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. 

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.

Enjoy!
Celeste