Summer Sizzle Barbecue Sauce

Summer Sizzle Barbecue Sauce
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 30


  • 2 T. Canola oil
  • 2 pc. medium onions, chopped
  • 2 pc. large cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 pc. large tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or beef broth
  • 3 T. liquid honey
  • 1 T. each: Worcestershire sauce and cider vinegar
  • 1 t. each dry mustard and green peppercorns
  • 1/2 t. each chili powder and salt
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 t. brown sugar
  • 1/2 t. hot pepper sauce


  • Heat oil in a medium stainless steel saucepan over medium high heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add tomatoes, wine, honey, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, mustard, peppercorns, chili powder and salt. Bring to boil, reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered for 30 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and puree in a food processor or blend till smooth. Stir in tomato sauce, sugar and pepper sauce, return to saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Fill jars leaving ½ inch headspace. Process in water bath for 20 minutes.
  • Makes about 3 cups.
  • This bbq sauce gets better after about a month. The vinegar mellows a bit and it has a sweet/heat flavor.
Keyword Summer Sizzle Barbecue Sauce