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homemade BBQ sauce

Makes about 2 cups of bold, spicy BBQ sauce - you'll never go back to bottled again!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Marie@FeelingFoodish

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup iced tea
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons A-1 steak sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (see note)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in medium sized saucepan
  2. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer uncovered for about 30 minutes until thickened
  3. Makes about 2 cups; recipe can be doubled.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If you prefer a milder sauce, cut black pepper and Worcestershire sauce by half