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Simple BBQ Sauce Recipe

Simple BBQ Sauce

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"This sauce can be made quickly with ingredients found in a well stocked cupboard, and is mighty tasty."

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together onion soup mix, sugar, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce. Do not use until the last few minutes of cooking, because this sweet sauce will burn if cooked for too long or over too high heat.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

needed barbque sauce in a hurry for spare ribs, no time to shop for ingredients, searched and there it was! Very happy with the results too! Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 08, 2004

Not a bad barbeque sauce considering it's simplicity...ingredients I always have one hand. I, too, cut down on the onion soup mix a little, and added some orange juice (didn't have pineapple like other reviewer!) There are better BBQ sauce recipes, but this one is tops for simplicity! We put it on chicken wings for the kids one night as they can't stand the heat of other recipes!

Jan 25, 2004

I LOVE this sweet sauce. I've been making it for about a year and have passed it onto several people. I only use about 1/2 the packet of onion soup mix and 1/2 of the worcestershire called for. I also add a tablespoon or two of pineapple juice (something my grandma always added to her bbq sauces). This sauce makes delicious ham bbq sandwiches. Just whip up the sauce and add some finely chipped ham.

Apr 10, 2005

this is easy. only thing i did diffent was when it was through i put it in my blender to pure the onions. and had a good taste. thanks i will play with this recipe.

Jan 25, 2004

I would only use half a packet of the onion soup mix.

Mar 02, 2011

I am not one for bbq sauce, I have never really liked the taste of them. But this sauce is delicious, I just added a little more brownsugar and I doubled the worcestershire sauce.

Dec 11, 2004

This was a great recipe. I altered it a little though. I added 2 tablespoons of Hickory BBQ Sauce, One teaspoon of hot sauce, some minced garlic, oregano, and pepper. It added a little spice. Nice!!

Jan 25, 2004

Not the best bbq sauce and that's being nice. We did a taste test BEFORE brushing our chicken with it, thank goodness. Our chicken would have tasted like ketchup otherwise. Thankfully I had a bottle of bbq sauce in the fridge. This recipe lacks on flavor.


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  • Calories
  • 39 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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