Barbecue Sauce

Barbecuing this weekend? Reduce the sugar in your sauce by using Kidsweet™!

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Barbecue sauce, whether for dipping or for making up a mean batch of pulled pork is a sweet favorite. This recipe isn't sugar free, but it's seriously reduced sugar. A commercial barbecue sauce will run about 12g of sugar per 2Tbsp serving and many of the homemade recipes online start with ketchup (essentially a sugar sauce) and then have you add cups more sugar! Kidsweet™ Barbecue Sauce starts with plain tomato paste and has 2.5g o f sugar per 2Tbsp serving. And let's not kid ourselves – who is going to use only 2Tbsp of barbecue sauce? Don't forget to make a batch of [Kidsweet™ cole slaw](/recipes/cole-slaw.html) which goes great with everything barbecue.
  1. add everything but the powders to the pot and heat on medium-high.
  2. mix the powders together, then stir.
  3. simmer (covered!) for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent serious burning (some browning of the tomatoes is desired). Watch out, this sauce likes to spit.
  4. makes 2c of sauce, about right for a 6lb. picnic shoulder.