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Sara Moulton's Basic Barbecue Sauce

Quick, Easy Sauce Recipe Is Simple Not Too Hot, Not Too Sweet

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"GMA" food editor prepares the classic dish with grilled potato and corn salad.
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Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This basic sauce recipe is easy to double if you are feeding a crowd or just want to have some on hand in the fridge.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Creole Seasoning, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    1. Heat the vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat until hot; reduce the heat to low and press the garlic (about 1 teaspoon) into the oil. Sauté it for about 1 minute or until it just begins to turn golden.

    2. Add the ketchup, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, Creole seasoning, and mustard. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat; reduce the heat to low and simmer the sauce, partially covered to reduce spattering, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Use as directed in a recipe or transfer to a nonreactive jar or bowl, cover, and refrigerate until you are ready to use it.

    Makes 2 Cups

    Hands-On Time: 7 Minutes

    Total Preparation Time: 27 Minutes

    Recipe courtesy Sara Moulton.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: vegetable oil, ketchup, sugar

    Course: Dinner

    More Info: Kids Friendly


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