Berry BBQ Sauce Recipe
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Berry BBQ Sauce Recipe

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On weekends, I jazz up our favorite BBQ sauce with blackberries and blueberries. They make a marvelous spread for basting and saucing grilled baby back ribs. —Janet Hix, Austin, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 32 servings


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 to 2 cups barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 36 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 0g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine berries, sugar and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in desired amount of barbecue sauce; cook 10-15 minutes longer or until thickened. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Berry BBQ Sauce in Taste of Home April/May 2016, p11

Blush Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.

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folkerts 247824
Reviewed May. 3, 2016

"I didn't have blackberries so I replaced with thawed, frozen rhubarb...I think you could use almost any fruit combo. Delish"

apschwartz 247103
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2016

"made this for some pulled pork and loved it! it made so much that i froze most of it; hopefully it freezes well."

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