Homemade vegan bbq sauce is so easy to make and it tastes so much better than store bought barbecue sauce. Made with only 10 ingredients (not including salt and pepper) in less than 30 minutes. It’s also oil-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free. Put it on our vegan BBQ ribs or our vegan pulled pork.
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HOW TO MAKE VEGAN BBQ SAUCE
I can’t believe that we have never shared our simple bbq sauce recipe with you before!
For crying out loud, we wrote a vegan BBQ cookbook!!! We know BBQ, y’all! So it’s high time that we give you this recipe.
You’re going to love how easy and quick this sauce is. You’ll also appreciate that it doesn’t contain any of the nasty ingredients you’ll find in store bought barbecue sauce, such as high fructose corn syrup.
Put all of the ingredients in a saucepan, whisk until combined, and bring to a boil.
Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
HOW DO YOU STORE HOMEMADE BARBECUE SAUCE?
We use a mason jar to store ours, if there is any leftover.
Place the sauce in a clean container with a cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
VEGAN BBQ RECIPES YOU’LL LOVE
You can use this sauce for any of these recipes.
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Easy Homemade Vegan BBQ Sauce
- 1 ½ cups tomato sauce
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp molasses
- ¼ cup coconut sugar you can use brown sugar if you don’t have coconut sugar
- 2 tsp lime juice
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp cumin
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- Put all of the ingredients in a small saucepan and whisk until completely combined. Bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce to a low simmer and simmer for 20 minutes.