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Memphis Barbecue Sauce

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield 2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
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. 

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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