Kansas City Barbecue Sauce

Kansas City Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Thick, tomato-rich Kansas City sauces are sweeter than those from other barbecue regions. While commercial renditions can overdo the sugar, this version (inspired by the scrumptious Gates Original) balances sweet with spice.

5

Outstanding

Yield:

2 1/2 cups (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 31
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 7.8 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 198 mg
Calcium 12 mg

Ingredients

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons ketchup
1 cup water
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons molasses
3/4 teaspoon ground celery seed
1/2 teaspoon smoked salt (such as McCormick)

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Note:

Bill and Cheryl Jamison,

July 2007
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