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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

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup iced tea
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • ¼ 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)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke

Instructions

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

Notes

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