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Fresh Tomato BBQ Sauce

Sue Lau
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Condiments, Pantry Staples
Cuisine American


  • Food Processor


  • 5 pounds fresh ripe tomatoes (cored)
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup light molasses
  • 1/2 cup Louisiana pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder


  • Saute the onion and garlic in oil to soften.
  • Add onion and garlic to tomatoes and puree (in batches if needed).
  • Place puree in a deep saucepan with remaining ingredients and stir.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer with a splatter screen, stirring occasionally, one hour or until thickened.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Homemade BBQ Sauce
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