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Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Sauce Recipe

"This sweet and tangy basting sauce came from my husband's family," says Jenine Schmidt of Stoughton, Wisconsin. "With just four ingredients, it's simple to stir up," she adds. A speedy alternative to bottled sauce, it can be brushed on chicken, ribs, pork or even turkey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:11 servings


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a bowl, whisk all ingredients. Use as a basting sauce for grilled meat. Yield: 1-1/3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 74 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 274 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.