Texas BBQ Sauce

Texas BBQ Sauce

This traditional Texas BBQ Sauce is a sweet and spicy mixture of pure deliciousness. Somewhat old fashioned when compared to the varieties available today, this sauce takes a little time but, is definitely worth the effort.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Cooling Time10 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American BBQ
Keyword: barbecue sauce
Servings: 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 3 sticks of celery chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons spicy mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 beef bullion cube crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt add more based on preference
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a medium sauce pan. Add garlic, onion, and celery. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are translucent; about 3 minutes. Add water and crushed bullion cube. Stir until bullion has dissolved. Add remaining ingredients, stir and simmer on low for 12 minutes.
  • Allow sauce to cool for 10 minutes. Pour into a blender. Blend until smooth. You may to do this in two batches.
  • Store leftover sauce in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Store in the freezer for 1 month.

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