Add this recipe to your list of best bbq sauce recipes. It’s hot and sweet and is delicious on just about anything. The base ingredient is tomato and the surprise ingredient is coke-a-cola.
It will make BBQ ribs sing. One caution is don’t use diet cola. It will give a bitter taste to the bbq sauce.
Best BBQ Sauce
1 cup cola-flavored carbonated beverage
1 cup canned tomato sauce
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup cider vinegar
2 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons steak sauce
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon dried savory
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
In a large saucepan, mix together the cola, tomato sauce, tomato paste, butter, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, molasses, cider and balsamic vinegars, steak sauce, and mustard. Season with chili powder, savory, onion powder, garlic salt, and hot pepper sauce, and stir to blend.
Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
Be sure to cook slowly and have patience. It will thicken up as it cooks.
With this BBQ sauce recipe you can become king of the backyard BBQ’ers in your neighborhood. Be prepared for pats on the back.