All Purpose Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Cider vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Prepared yellow mustard1 Tablespoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon slice1 (About 1/2 Inch Thick)
 Yellow onion1 Small, peeled and thinly sliced
 Butter/Margarine4 Tablespoon (1/2 Stick)
 Ketchup/Chili sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Worcestershire sauce2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 721 Calories from Fat 435

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.2%

Saturated Fat 30.9 g154.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129 mg

Sodium 4796.8 mg199.9%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g23.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9%

Sugars 63.3 g

Protein 2 g3.6%

Vitamin A 44.1% Vitamin C 18.1%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Combine the vinegar, water, sugar, mustard, pepper, salt, paprika, lemon, onion, and butter in a 1-quart saucepan. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Remove the saucepan from the heat, and stir in the ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Remove and discard the lemon slice. Use as a brush-on basting for beef, veal, lamb, chicken, or fish.