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Classic Barbecue Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Cook time: 20 min.


1-1/2 cups

This St. Louis BBQ sauce is versatile and can be used on chicken, beef or pork. —David Boehm, Glendale, Arizona
Classic Barbecue Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water, optional


  1. In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered until slightly thickened, 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 17 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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