Memphis Barbecue Sauce

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Memphis Barbecue SauceRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
As the center of Southern barbecue, Memphis offers sauces that occupy the middle ground between other styles. These blends provide moderate amounts of sweet, heat, and tang, which add up to a lot of flavor.


2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


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1 cup ketchup
3/4 cup white vinegar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon onion powder
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper


Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes; serve warm.

Created date

June 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 25
Caloriesfromfat 4 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 6.4 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 247 mg
Calcium 10 mg